The year is 1839 a group of 53 africans held captive on the slave ship la amistad break free of their shackles, arm themselves and forcibly take control of the ship. Teaching american history and the movie amistad the movie amistad includes both aspects 2006hadden, sally e review of amistad h-law, h-net reviews. 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. Amistad is a historical drama film by steven spielberg it was based on the true story of an uprising in 1839 by newly captured african slaves that took.
The movie that i choose to review is amistad i think this movie would be very appropriate with our course and subject set in 1839, a group of africans. Get amistad (1998) movie reviews from critics and fellow moviegoers and find new movie reviews on fandango. My reaction to the movie amistad was of mixed emotions horror, anger, sadness, and a plethora of a other emotions ran through my mind as the movie went on there. In 1997, a movie was made about the slave mutiny aboard a spanish ship called la amistad which is ironically spanish for friendship in 1839, fifty-three.
In the summer of 1839, on a stormy night off the coast of cuba, 53 africans held captive in the cramped cargo holds of the spanish slave ship la amistad break free of. Check out the exclusive tvguidecom movie review and see our movie rating for amistad. A review of the film 'amistad', from '1807 commemorated', a site looking at the commemoration of the bicentenary of the abolition of slavery, 1807, from the institute. Get the latest amistad (1998) movie reviews and get critic scores at fandangocom. Amistad sets out to tackle an unfavourable period of american history with decidedly mixed results set in the 1830s, the film is based on the two volumes of.
This is a movie review of amistad, a steven spielberg film, starring djimon hounsou, morgan freeman, matthew mcconnaughey, nigel hawthorne, anthony hopkins, and pete. A very underrated movie amistad is a powerful epic lost completely amidst the hype of titanic when it was released, and insensibly given below average reviews. Read the empire review of amistad find out everything you need to know about the film from the world's biggest movie destination. Research paper on 'amistad' but it is also true that while the movie amistad is based on the historical account of the la 86% based on 230 reviews.
Watch amistad movie trailer and get the latest cast info, photos, movie review and more on tvguidecom. Jonathan jones history 11 8/12/07 movie review the truth about the middle passage and slavery is brought to light in the movie amistad in amistad joseph cinque. Amistad details: 1997, usa, cert 15 honour review â shan khan's 'conflicted a story of children and film review â mark cousins's 'spine-tingling. Amistad is a 1997 american historical drama film directed by steven spielberg amistad received mainly positive reviews on rotten tomatoes. Read the amistad plot and find out who is in the cast and crew at moviescom is your destination for new movie trailers, reviews, photos, times, tickets + more.
Amistad movie reviews & metacritic score: based on a true story, a group of enslaved africans aboard the slaveship la amistad overtake the ship and attempt t. Read the amistad movie review from filmjabber's movie critic also, get the movie trailer, a synopsis and more. Review: a film unfairly compared to box office winners that should have received far more recognition - i do not attend more than a handful of movies.
Intense true story about slavery has graphic violence read common sense media's amistad review, age rating, and parents guide. Amistad movie review essaysthe movie amistad is a 4 star film because i believe it is historically accurate, very effective in showing the way slaves were treated. What is most valuable about amistad is the way it provides faces and names for its african characters, whom the movies so often make into faceless victims.