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Amazing Grace (2007) Movie Information

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1396

Avg. Rating:

2.94/4

# of Ratings:

39

Genres:

Romance, Adventure

Rating:

PG

Language:

English

Theater Date:

02/23/2007

Director:

Michael Apted

Actors:

Ioan Gruffudd
Romola Garai
Benedict Cumberbatch
Albert Finney
Michael Gambon
Rufus Sewell

 

 

 

 

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Plot Outline:

A story about William Wilberforce, the man behind the British abolition movement in the 18th century.

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donkeyknight 05/03/2011 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

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What elevates this movie above being labeled yet another period film (or much worse, another one of those sub-par "Christian" movies) is the depiction of true heroism in the face of adversity and unpopularity. Powerful pro-life parallels with quality performances and direction.

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ecat41 08/15/2008 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

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GREAT FILM! Living in the USA, I didn't know much about the abolition of slavery in the British Isles. This film was insightful as well as entertaining an susenseful. Highly recommend.

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Steve 07/08/2008 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

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3/4 

A true story about a troubled, unflinching soul. William Wilburforce's plight to end the British slave trade in Parliament sounds like a snoozer. It is anything but that. Ioan Gruffudd's performance as Wilburforce draws the viewer into the struggle. You know that there will be a happy ending but you still feel a sense of accomplishment at the end. You appreciate and share in Wilburforce's struggle and you appreciate and share in his final glory.

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