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Amazing grace [videorecording] / Bristol Bay Productions presents in association with Ingenious Film Partners, a Sunflower production ; produced by Patricia Heaton, David Hunt, Terrence Malick, Edward R. Pressman, Ken Wales ; written by Steven Knight ; directed by Michael Apted.

Amazing grace

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  • 1 copies at Grand Rapids Public Library

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Main DVD Amazing (Text) 31307021844149 Movies Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (118 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen ed.
  • Publisher: Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2007]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 2006.
Special features: Audio commentary with Michael Apted and Ioan Gruffudd; "How sweet the sound: the making of Amazing grace" featurette; finding freedom: a tour of the National Underground railroad freedom center; music video by Chris Tomlin discussion tools and study guide
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Remi Adefarasin ; editor, Rick Shaine ; music, David Arnold ; costume designer, Jenny Beavan ; production designer, Charles Wood.
Participant or Performer Note:
Ioan Gruffudd, Romola Garai, Ciaran Hinds, Rufus Sewell, Youssou N'Dour, Michael Gambon, Albert Finney.
Summary, etc.:
Based on the life of William Wilberforce, his passion, and perseverance to pass a law ending the slave trade in the late 18th Century, and the people, including his minister, who pushed him to pursue it to the end.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG; for thematic material involving slavery and some mild language.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Language Note:
English dialogue; English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Awards Note:
Heartland Film Festival, 2007: Truly Moving Sound Award - Truly Moving Picture.
Subject: Wilberforce, William, 1759-1833 > Drama.
Newton, John, 1725-1807 > Drama.
Great Britain > History > 18th century > Drama.
Antislavery movements > Great Britain > Drama.
Himnos > Teatro.
Gran Bretaą > Historia > Siglo XVIII > Teatro.
Genre: Feature films.
Biographical films.
Films for the hearing impaired.
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