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Amistad

Synopsis

This [[Performer~P112325~Steven Spielberg~stevenspielberg]]-directed exploration into a long-ago episode in African-American history recounts the trial that followed the 1839 rebellion aboard the Spanish slave ship Amistad and captures the complex political maneuverings set in motion by the event. Filmed in New England and Puerto Rico, the 152-minute drama opens with a pre-credit sequence showing Cinque ([[Performer~P33391~Djimon Hounsou~djimonhounsou]]) and the other Africans in a violent takeover of...more

Other Critics

4.0

63 out of 100 Metascore®

Generally favorable reviews

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For Families

14

OK for kids 14+

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