The Journey of August King (1996)

The Journey of August King

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This drama chronicles the moral fortitude and courage of a simple North Carolina farmer in 1815. The trouble begins when the widowed farmer August King takes his wagon to a nearby town to get supplies and make the final payment on his land. He arrives to find the townsfolk quite agitated as two slaves have escaped from the estate of Olaf Singletary, the richest man in town. August had earlier seen the fleeing 17-year-old slave girl. That night, he is camped out and the starving runaway stumbles … More

Rating: PG-13
Genre: Drama
Directed By:
Written By: John Ehle
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jan 14, 2003
Runtime:
Miramax

Cast


as August King

as Annalees Williamsbur...

as Olar Singletary

as Mooney Wright

as Bolton

as Ida Wright

as Hal Wright

as Harrison

as Harry (Son)

as Bridge Attendant

as Elsie
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Critic Reviews for The Journey of August King

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