Excellent Movie

By peaches737
Written November 08, 2013
I read the book first and the movie followed the book pretty close. Terrible things happen and I can just imagine what other horrible things happened during that time. Shameful history that must be told and never forgotten.
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Do no evil or embrace it

By yablum
Written November 10, 2013
A movie Hollywood would be incapable of making. A story extraordinaily well played, told, filmed and hitting you in the eyes and gut; reminding us of how easily mankind can justify and embrace evil in the name of God or some totalitarian leader (or both).
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Excellent but distressing

By paula767
Written November 10, 2013
This movie was very emotional and all-consuming. Excellent story, amazing acting. Oscar nominations are sure to come. But, boy, it may be the heaviest movie I've ever seen. I do feel that it's one of those movies that all Americans should see to understand that awful period of our history better.
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Disturbing

By rjacobi1
Written November 10, 2013
If the movie is true to the tale than this is a very disturbing movie. Great acting but the pretentious language used by the slaves was a little bothersome. It sounded more like Shakespeare than how people would really talk.
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Excellent movie but at times, hard to watch

By jakbeijing
Written October 26, 2013
It was a very well done movie. Excellent story and acting. However, it is a very sad and difficult to watch at times. There was a lot of brutality, but overall it is definitely worth seeing. However, if you have troubles watching human suffering and serious brutality, you may want to miss this.
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