Roots (2018) (THNR)
Release Date: April 17, 2018.
"A powerful experience worthy of your time."
Roots recounts one family's struggle to resist American slavery. The gripping story is told through four generations, from the capture of Kunta Kinte in Africa to his transport to Colonial America in brutal conditions through successive generations fighting to win their freedom in the Civil War. Based on Alex Haley's best-selling novel which has resonated with millions of readers, Roots reveals powerful, universal truths about the resilience of the human spirit. -- (C) Lionsgate Home Entertainment, 2018, USA.
Starring Laurence Fishburne, Malachi Kirby, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Anika Noni Rose, Forest Whitaker.
Based on the novel "Roots," written by Alex Haley.
Genre/Subject: Drama, History, Book Adaptation.
Run Time: 6 hours, 29 minutes.
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