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Amazing Grace

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Amazing Grace

 

Film Synopsis:

Amazing Grace, based on the life of antislavery pioneer William Wilberforce. Ioan Gruffudd plays Wilberforce, who, as a Member of Parliament, navigated the world of 18th Century backroom politics to end the slave trade in the British Empire.

Albert Finney plays John Newton, a confidante of Wilberforce who inspires him to pursue a life of service to humanity. Benedict Cumberbatch is William Pitt the Younger, England’s youngest ever Prime Minister at the age of 24, who encourages his friend Wilberforce to take up the fight to outlaw slavery and supports him in his struggles in Parliament.

Elected to the House of Commons at the age of 21, and on his way to a successful political career, Wilberforce, over the course of two decades, took on the English establishment and persuaded those in power to end the inhumane trade of slavery.

Romola Garai plays Barbara Spooner, a beautiful and headstrong young woman who shares Wilberforce’s passion for reform, and who becomes his wife after a whirlwind courtship. Youssou N’Dour is Olaudah Equiano. Born in Africa and sent as a slave to the Colonies, Equiano bought his freedom and made his home in London, where he wrote a best-selling account of his life and became a leading figure in the fight to end the slavery of his fellow countrymen.

Check Out Another Film About the Same True Story! “The Amazing Grace

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ACTOR ~~~~~~~~~~ CHARACTER ACTOR ~~~~~~~~~~ CHARACTER
  • Ioan Gruffudd ~~~ William Wilberforce
  • Romola Garai ~~~ Barbara Spooner
  • Benedict Cumberbatch ~~~ William Pitt
  • Albert Finney ~~~ John Newton
  • Michael Gambon ~~~ Lord Charles Fox
  • Rufus Sewell ~~~ Thomas Clarkson
  • Youssou N’Dour ~~~ Olaudah Equiano
  • Ciarán Hinds ~~~ Lord Tarleton
  • Toby Jones ~~~ Duke of Clarence
  • Nicholas Farrell ~~~ Henry Thornton
  • Sylvestra Le Touzel ~~~ Marianne Thornton
  • Jeremy Swift ~~~ Richard the Butler
  • Stephen Campbell Moore ~~~ James Stephen
  • Bill Paterson ~~~ Lord Dundas
  • Nicholas Day ~~~ Sir William Dolben

 

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Amazing Grace

Director: Michael Apted

Drama, True Films, Slavery
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Amazing Grace, 4.8 out of 5 based on 5 ratings

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  1. CFDb says
    12 November 10, 6:11pm

    Make sure you watch both “Amazing Grace” Films, They are different stories.

    Check out Cindy’s Movie Review:
    http://cindynavarro.blogspot.com/2013/03/amazing-grace.html

  2. mother hen says
    06 May 13, 9:12am

    ” Amazing Grace ” is a very good movie ! I din`t care for the other movie called ” The Amazing Grace” There is a big difference !!

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