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Amistad

Call Number

  • DVD DRAMA (POW)

Edition

Widescreen version.

Performers

Morgan Freeman, Nigel Hawthorne, Anthony Hopkins, Djimon Hounsou, Matthew McConaughey, David Paymer, Pete Postlethwaite, Stellan Skarsgard.

Publication Information

Universal City, CA : DreamWorks Home Entertainment, c1999.

Summary

DVD format, Region 1 ; Dolby digital 5.1 surround sound.

Videodisc release of the 1997 motion picture.

Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.

Rated R.

Special features include: Production notes ; cast and filmmakers' bios ; theatrical trailer ; behind-the-scenes featurette

Presented in a widescreen format which preserves the original theatrical aspect ratio (1.85:1).

The incredible journey of a group of enslaved Africans who overtake their captor's ship and attempt to return to their beloved homeland. When the ship, La Amistad, is seized, these captives are brought to the United States where they are charged with murder and await their fate in prison. Based on a true story.

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