The Journey of August King (1996) - Rotten Tomatoes

The Journey of August King (1996)

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This drama chronicles the moral fortitude and courage of a North Carolina farmer in 1815. The trouble begins when a starving runaway slave girl stumbles into the camp of widowed farmer August King. August is a highly-principled man and decides to ignore his own personal risk and help her.
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    PG-13
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  • Studio:
    Miramax

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Cast

Jason Patric
as August King
Thandie Newton
as Annalees Williamsburg
Larry Drake
as Olar Singletary
Sam Waterston
as Mooney Wright
John Doman
as Bolton
Sara-Jane Wylde
as Ida Wright
Eric Mabius
as Hal Wright
Andrew Stahl
as Harrison
Chase Conley
as Harry (Son)
E. George Betz
as Bridge Attendant
Joan Cope
as Elsie
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Critic Reviews for The Journey of August King

All Critics (7) | Top Critics (2)

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

Full Review… | August 21, 2002
Spirituality and Practice

Patric deserves special recognition

June 27, 2001
Filmcritic.com

Audience Reviews for The Journey of August King

½

(*** 1/2): [img]http://images.rottentomatoes.com/images/user/icons/icon14.gif[/img] A moving, well-acted film.

TTT C
TTT C
½

Very interesting!

Leo L
Leo L

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½

Really enjoyedthis,Jason Patric was excellent as weellas Thandie Newton,wish they both would actmore/get decent roles!

Alex aka Zander Wallace
Alex aka Zander Wallace

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