Description movie amistad (1997): about a 1839 mutiny aboard a slave ship that is traveling towards the northeastern coast of america much of the story involves a court-room drama about the free man who led the revolt. Amistad movie review summary actors: anthony hopkins, djimon hounsou stephen spielberg directed this 1997 film about a largely true story: the review of this movie prepared by david loftus. Answer the following questions during the movie (they may not be in exact order) there will be a quiz and assignment coming up where was the amistad captured after the revolt. United states v the amistad: citations: 40 us 518 this review of all the proceedings of the executive i have made with utmost pain a movie, amistad (1997), was based on the events of the revolt and court cases.
Title: amistad (1997) 73 /10 want to share imdb's rating on your own site use the html below you must be a registered user to use the imdb rating plugin buy movie and tv show dvds dpreview digital photography audible. Black people who think that steven spielberg's latest movie ''amistad'' is about black heroes taking their freedom by any means necessary are doomed to disappointment upon seeing the moviewhile the 'amistad' omits some truths that must be told december 30, 1997. Watch amistad movie trailer and get the latest cast info, photos, movie review and more on tvguidecom. Amistad blu-ray (1997): for more about amistad and the amistad blu-ray release, see amistad blu-ray review published by martin liebman on april 24 for the week of may 6th, warner home entertainment is bringing the veronica mars movie to blu-ray. Here's a word analogy: amistad is to the lost world as schindler's list is to jurassic park amistad (united states, 1997) a movie review by james berardinelli here's a word analogy: amistad is to the lost world as schindler's list is to jurassic park.
Movie review december 10, 1997 film review pain of captivity made starkly real by janet maslin published: december 10, 1997 midway through steven spielberg's ''amistad'' and its long-overlooked story of a slave-ship mutiny and subsequent trial. Our amistad blu-ray review of the steven spielberg film chronicling the court case a measure of a successful movie need not be limited to its box office take or its number for steven spielberg's 1997 historical drama, amistad, the four oscar nominations took some of the sting. Amistad (1997) (morgan freeman, anthony hopkins) (r) alcohol/ drugs blood/gore disrespectful/ how others rated this movie our take: 7 out of 10 other new and recent reviews include. Overall, however, as a movie amistad is simply a bore as history, this account of a cuban slave ship seized in 1839 by its african captives, and their legal travail that ended in the u s supreme court, also leaves much to be desired.
Amistad (1997) on imdb: movies, tv, celebs, and more imdb movies, tv & showtimes amistad has a strong ideological slant and revises history accordingly a review essay in the february 1998 issue of commentary magazine describes the movie's bias and offers examples. By the reel american history class, lehigh university, july 2010 does the movie amistad abuse history there is no denying that the movie strays from the true events that occurred in 1839 and specifically changes character traits. Watch trailers, read customer and critic reviews, and buy amistad directed by steven spielberg for $1499.
Amistad (1997) information at internet movie database scripture on the silver screen, adele reinhartz, journal of religion and film, 1998. Amistad by fred harvey the history place 12/20/97 amistad, the new film by steven spielberg, is a masterpiece of film making providing a thoroughly rewarding entertainment and learning experience. In 1839, the slave ship amistad set sail from cuba to america during the long trip, cinque leads the slaves in an unprecedented uprising they are then held prisoner in connecticut, and their release becomes the subject of heated debate freed slave theodore joadson wants cinque and the others. Amistad is a 1997 american historical drama film directed by steven spielberg, based on the true story of the events in 1839 aboard the slave ship la amistad.
Steven spielberg's amistad december 12, 1997 at 05:00 am est amistad type movie current status in season mpaa r performer morgan in that movie, spielberg was out to capture the existential terrors of the holocaust. Best answer: this movie begins with joseph cinqu (whose true name was sengbe pieh), an african on the schooner la amistad, leading a revolt that frees the other africans and kills most of the crew. Read movie and film review for amistad (1997) - steven spielberg on allmovie - like martin scorsese, steven spielberg spent the. Amistad - in 1839, the slave ship amistad set sail from cuba to america during the long trip, cinque (djimon hounsou) leads the slaves in an unprecedented.