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FILM DETAILS
Certificate TBC
Cast
Ioan Gruffudd
Albert Finney
Ciaran Hinds
Rufus Sewell
Romola Garai
Michael Gambon
Directors
Michael Apted
Screenwriters
Steven Knight
Running Time
109 minutes

Amazing Grace
Biopic/historical drama about the leader of the British Abolitionist movement in the 18th century.


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Amazing Grace

Plot
1780s London, and William Wilberforce (Ioan Gruffudd) is a young MP struggling to abolish the slave trade in the British Empire.


Verdict
There’s so much story here that the characters don’t have quite enough room to breathe, but it’s still a fascinating look at a time, and a man, worth remembering.


Reviewed by Helen O'Hara

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