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The Journey of August King

The Journey of August King (1996)

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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

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Drama

John Ehle

Jan 14, 2003

Miramax

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Heart-affecting drama about the spiritual potency of freedom and the redemptive power of love.

August 21, 2002 Full Review Source: Spirituality and Practice | Comment (1)
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Patric deserves special recognition

June 27, 2001 Full Review Source: Filmcritic.com
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Very interesting!
December 19, 2007
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    1. August King: Why'd you run away?
    2. Annalees Williamsburg: To keep him from taking my soul.
    – Submitted by Frances H (4 months ago)
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