• Savannah (2013)

Savannah

Release Date: 2013

DVD Release Date: September 17th, 2013

PG-13 |1 hr 50 min

Plot Summary

A former slave (Chiwetel Ejiofor) recounts the tale of his friend Ward Allen (Jim Caviezel), an upper-class Southerner who rejected his heritage in favor of a free life as a duck hunter.

Cast: Jim Caviezel, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Jaimie Alexander, Bradley Whitford, Sam Shepard, Tracey Walter, Jack McBrayer, Hal Holbrook

Director: Annette Haywood-Carter

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Unclaimed Freight

Keywords: Charming, Love interest, Love, Engaging, Touching, Moving, Friendship, Tense, Transformation, Sacrifice, Pursuit

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Ratings & Reviews

  • 50
    Roger MooreMcClatchy-Tribune News Service

    Savannah gets by on touches of grace and spirited performances, especially by Caviezel. After being so serious for so very long, it’s great fun to see him take on a “genuine character” with all the boozing, brawling and shooting that entails. show more

  • 25
    Farran Smith NehmeNew York Post

    Director Annette Haywood-Carter films the proceedings with a sepia-tinged prettiness, but this is a Southern “Downton Abbey,” minus the loopy plot turns and wisecracks that make that series so addictive. show more

  • 40
    Frank ScheckThe Hollywood Reporter

    Annette Haywood-Carter’s slow-paced film features a plethora of colorful characters and incidents that register with little dramatic impact. show more

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