• Amazing Grace (2007)

Amazing Grace

Release Date: February 23rd, 2007

DVD Release Date: November 13th, 2007

PG |1 hr 56 min

Plot Summary

In 18th-century England, House of Commons member William Wilberforce (Ioan Gruffudd) and his close friend and a future prime minister, William Pitt (Benedict Cumberbatch), begin a lengthy battle to abolish Great Britain's slave trade. Though Wilberforce's legislation is soundly defeated in 1791, his growing affection for Barbara Spooner (Romola Garai) inspires him to take up the fight once more.

Cast: Ioan Gruffudd, Romola Garai, Benedict Cumberbatch, Albert Finney, Michael Gambon, Rufus Sewell, Youssou N'Dour, Ciarán Hinds

Director: Michael Apted

Genres: Historical drama

Production Co: Roadside Attractions, Samuel Goldwyn Films

Keywords: Rescue, Emotional, London, Love interest, Transformation, France, Friend, Quest, Inspiring