The Resource Amazing grace, Bristol Bay Productions ; produced by Edward R. Pressman... [et al.] ; written by Steven Knight ; directed by Michael Apted, (videorecording DVD)

Amazing grace, Bristol Bay Productions ; produced by Edward R. Pressman... [et al.] ; written by Steven Knight ; directed by Michael Apted, (videorecording DVD)

Label
Amazing grace
Title
Amazing grace
Statement of responsibility
Bristol Bay Productions ; produced by Edward R. Pressman... [et al.] ; written by Steven Knight ; directed by Michael Apted
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Based on the true story of William Wilberforce, this film follows his courageous quest to end the British slave trade. Along the way, Wilberforce meets intense opposition from members of Parliament, but his minister, John Newton, a reformed slave ship captain who penned the beloved hymn "Amazing Grace," urges him to see the cause through
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music by David Arnold ; costume designer, Jenny Beavan ; editor, Rick Shaine ; production designer, Charles Wood ; director of photography, Remi Adefarasin
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG; for thematic material, involving slavery, and some mild language
Language note
English dialogue, English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Ioan Gruffudd, Romola Garai, Ciaran Hinds, Rufus Sewell, Youssou N'Dour, Michael Gambon, Albert Finney
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1959-
  • 1982-
  • 1953-
  • 1967-
  • 1936-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Knight, Steven
  • Apted, Michael
  • Gruffudd, Ioan
  • Garai, Romola
  • Hinds, Ciarán
  • Sewell, Rufus
  • N'Dour, Youssou
  • Gambon, Michael
  • Finney, Albert
  • 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
111
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Wilberforce, William
  • Newton, John
  • Great Britain
  • Antislavery movements
  • Feature films
  • Biographical films
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Amazing grace, Bristol Bay Productions ; produced by Edward R. Pressman... [et al.] ; written by Steven Knight ; directed by Michael Apted, (videorecording DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from disc label
  • Special features: Audio commentary with Michael Apted and Ioan Gruffudd; "How sweet the sound: the making of Amazing grace" featurette; Freedom center; music video by Chris Tomlin
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (DVD) (111 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 024543444930 (widescreen)
  • 024543444978 (full screen)
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)166410473
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Amazing grace, Bristol Bay Productions ; produced by Edward R. Pressman... [et al.] ; written by Steven Knight ; directed by Michael Apted, (videorecording DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Title from disc label
  • Special features: Audio commentary with Michael Apted and Ioan Gruffudd; "How sweet the sound: the making of Amazing grace" featurette; Freedom center; music video by Chris Tomlin
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (DVD) (111 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 024543444930 (widescreen)
  • 024543444978 (full screen)
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)166410473
Video recording format
DVD

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