(USA/Great Britain, 2006, 117 minutes)
The life of 18th century British politician William Wilberforce, who fought long and hard to abolish the slave trade. Well-made, well-performed biopic that paints an intriguing picture of the personal demands of politics.
Bristol Bay Productions presents, in association with Ingenious Film Partners, a Sunflower production; produced by Ingenious Film Partners 2 on behalf of Walden Media. Starring Ioan Gruffudd, Romola Garai, Ciaran Hinds, Rufus Sewell; with Michael Gambon; and Albert Finney. Directed by Michael Apted; produced by Edward Pressman, Terrence Malick, Patricia Heaton, David Hunt, Ken Wales; written by Steven Knight; music by David Arnold; director of photography (DeLuxe), Remi Adefarasin; production designer, Charles Wood; costume designer, Jenny Beavan; film editor, Rick Shaine.