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Amazing grace

Heaton, Patricia
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Based on the life of William Wilberforce--his passion and perseverance to pass a law ending the slave trade in the late 18th Century--and the people, including his minister, who pushed him to pursue it to the end.

MPAA rating: PG; for thematic material involving slavery and some mild language.|||adult

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.

Originally produced as a motion picture in 2006.

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.

Title from container.

Ioan Gruffudd, Romola Garai, Ciaran Hinds, Rufus Sewell, Youssou N'Dour, Michael Gambon, Albert Finney.

Director of photography, Remi Adefarasin ; editor, Rick Shaine ; music, David Arnold ; costume designer, Jenny Beavan ; production designer, Charles Wood.

DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.

Can be viewed subtitled in English, French or Spanish.

Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.

Heartland Film Festival, 2007: Truly Moving Sound Award - Truly Moving Picture.
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