The Amazing Grace (2006)

The Amazing Grace





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Inspired by the timeless hymn from which it takes its instantly recognizable name, director Jeta Amata's epic drama tells the remarkable tale of John Newton, a British slave trader who was moved to pen one of the world's best-known spiritual songs after traveling to Nigeria in 1748. The time was the 18th Century, and slave trading was at an all time high. John Newton had recently taken over as the captain of The Greyhound, and was making his way towards the Nigerian port of Calabar. A … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Faith & Spirituality
Directed By:
On DVD: Jan 22, 2008


as John Newton

as Simmons

as Maria Davies
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Good history, poor quality. The lead actors are fine but the role actors are unbearable. In the end a girl is shot and killed but you can see her feet moving as people look down to her supposed dead body.

steven rapelje

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