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2.9
661 Ratings

Amistad

Directed by Steven Spielberg
United States, 1997
Drama

Synopsis

About a 1839 mutiny aboard a slave ship that is traveling towards the northeastern coast of America. Much of the story involves a court-room drama about the free man who led the revolt.

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Amistad Directed by Steven Spielberg

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1998 | 4 nominations including: Best Actor in a Supporting Role

Directors Guild of America

1998 | Nominee: Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures

Screen Actors Guild Awards

1998 | Nominee: Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role

Golden Globes (USA)

1998 | 4 nominations including: Best Motion Picture - Drama

Critics reviews

There is real audacity, to my mind, in the way Spielberg honors, even identifies with, expressions of faith. Religious feeling seems to have no place in our ironic and secular age; even the word “icon” has lost its original, mystical power. Yet Spielberg goes where few directors dare, into the realm of faith and mystery.
January 03, 2017

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