15 certificateAmistad is a Film programme that first aired in 1997 and has been classified a 15 certificate.

Amistad is a 3 star programme

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Amistad (1997)

Directed by
Steven Spielberg

Epic drama following the legal battle over a shipload of slaves who overpowered their captors at sea and landed on the shores of America. Initially, the argument in the courts revolves around the issue of property - to whom do the slaves belong? It is only gradually that even the lawyers for the defence come to truly understand and appreciate the humanity of the men turned into cargo by the evils of slavery.

Written by

Genre: Film

Running Time: 152 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1997

3/5 Stars

Classification: 15 Certificate

Production Country: USA

Filmed in Colour


Image for Morgan FreemanMorgan Freeman...Joadson
Image for Nigel HawthorneNigel Hawthorne...Martin Van Buren
Image for Anthony HopkinsAnthony Hopkins...John Quincy Adams
Image for Djimon HounsouDjimon Hounsou...Cinque
Image for Matthew McConaugheyMatthew McConaughey...Baldwin
David Paymer...Secretary Forsyth
Image for Pete PostlethwaitePete Postlethwaite...Holabird
Image for Stellan SkarsgårdStellan Skarsgård...Tappan
Razaaq Adoti...Yamba
Abu Bakaar Fofanah...Fala
Image for Anna PaquinAnna Paquin...Queen Isabella
Tomás Milián...Calderon
Image for Chiwetel EjioforChiwetel Ejiofor...Ens. Covey
Derrick N. Ashong...Buakei
Geno Silva...Ruiz