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Amazing grace / Bristol Bay Productions presents in association with Ingenious Film Partners a Sunflower production ; produced by Patricia Heaton, David Hunt, Terrence Malick, Edward R. Pressman, Ken Wales ; written by Steven Knight ; directed by Michael Apted.

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  • 26 of 29 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Trails Regional.

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Trails Regional-Lexington DVD Ama (Text) 2203113464 DVD Checked out 12/27/2019

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General Note:
Special features: Audio commentary with Michael Apted and Ioan Gruffudd; "How sweet the sound: the making of Amazing grace" featurette; Freedom center; music video by Chris Tomlin.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Remi Adefarasin ; editor, Rick Shaine ; music, David Arnold ; costume designer, Jenny Beavan ; production designer, Charles Wood.
Participant or Performer Note:
Ioan Gruffudd, Romola Garai, Ciaran Hinds, Rufus Sewell, Youssou N'Dour, Michael Gambon, Albert Finney.
Summary, etc.:
Based on the life of William Wilberforce, his passion, and perseverance to pass a law ending the slave trade in the late 18th and the people, including his minister, who pushed him to pursue it to the end.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG; for thematic material involving slavery and some mild language.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Language Note:
English dialogue, English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Awards Note:
Heartland Film Festival, 2007: Truly Moving Sound Award - Truly Moving Picture.
Subject: Wilberforce, William, 1759-1833 > Drama.
Newton, John, 1725-1807 > Drama.
Amazing grace (Hymn) > Drama.
Antislavery movements > Great Britain > Drama.
Great Britain > History > 18th century > Drama.
England > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Biographical films.
Films for the hearing impaired.
Biographies. Feature films.

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