Harriet

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Harriet 2019 USA 2hr 6min

January 29th 2021

HARRIET tells the extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman's escape from slavery and transformation into one of America’s greatest heroes. Her courage, ingenuity, and tenacity on the many dangerous missions that she led freed hundreds of slaves through the Underground Railroad, and changed the course of history.

Directed by Kasi Lemmons, it stars Cynthia Erivo as Tubman, with Leslie Odom Jr, Joe Alwyn, and Janelle Monáe in supporting roles.
Cynthia Erivo's performance garnered critical acclaim and she received her first Academy Award, Golden Globe, and SAG nominations for her performance.

Peter Bradshaw The Guardian
The remarkable life of freedom fighter Harriet Tubman is told with heart and cinematic craft in Kasi Lemmons' stirring biopic. Cynthia Erivo is sublime as legendary slave rebel.

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