Director Steven Spielberg turns the camera on a long-neglected but pivotal event in the fight for equality and freedom in America: the 1839 revolt by a group of African captives on board a Spanish slave ship off the coast of Long Island. The legal fight to secure the Africans' freedom becomes a bitter struggle that leads to the Supreme Court. Djimon Hounsou, Morgan Freeman, Matthew McConaughey, and Anthony Hopkins star. 155 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital 5.1; featurette; biographies; theatrical trailer.
Academy Award ®
Nominee: Best Supporting Actor (Anthony Hopkins), Best Cinematography, Best Score (Dramatic Picture), Best Costume Design
- Historical & War
- Steven Spielberg
- Closed Captioned:
- Cast: Morgan Freeman, Nigel Hawthorne, Anthony Hopkins, Djimon Hounsou, Matthew McConaughey, David Paymer, Pete Postlethwaite, Stellan Skarsgard, Razaaq Adoti, Abu Bakaar Fofanah, Anna Paquin, Tomas Milian, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Geno Silva, John Ortiz, Ralph Brown, Darren E. Burrows, Allan Rich, Paul Guilfoyle II, Peter Firth, Xander Berkeley, Jeremy Northam, Arliss Howard, Willie Amakye, Austin Pendleton... More