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Freedom Song (2000)

TV-14 | | Drama | TV Movie 27 February 2000
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A tale about a young man's bout in the 1960s, in Mississippi, before Blacks were allowed to vote, and did sit ins at White establishments. The harrowing ordeals people wanting the same opportunities had to go through.
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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 4 wins & 9 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Danny Glover ... Will Walker
Vicellous Shannon ... Owen Walker (as Vicellous Reon Shannon)
Vondie Curtis-Hall ... Daniel Wall
Loretta Devine ... Evelyn Walker
Glynn Turman ... T-Bone Lanier
Stan Shaw ... Archie Mullen
Michael Jai White ... Coleman Vaughnes
John Beasley ... Jonah Summer
Jason Weaver ... Isaac Hawkins
RaéVen Kelly ... Dora Charles (as Rae'ven Larrymore Kelly)
Marcello Thedford ... Tyrone Franklin
David Strathairn ... Peter Crowley
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Don Henderson Baker ... Buddy Stone
Donna Biscoe ... Mrs. Summer
Peter Bonner Briggs Peter Bonner Briggs ... Bus Station Arresting Officer
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A tale about a young man's bout in the 1960s, in Mississippi, before Blacks were allowed to vote, and did sit ins at White establishments. The harrowing ordeals people wanting the same opportunities had to go through.

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Taglines:

A Father, a Son and a Movement that would Change America Forever. See more »

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

TV-14 | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

TNT

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 February 2000 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Canciones de libertad See more »

Filming Locations:

Burgaw, North Carolina, USA See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Turner Films Inc. See more »
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Song of Freedom
Written and performed by Carole King
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Impressive
9 September 2000 | by RodReels-2See all my reviews

Vicellous Reon Shannon is going to be a young actor to watch. He was impressive in Norman Jewison's "The Hurricane" and here, he provides the centerpiece for a powerful chronicling of the civil rights movement. This film is an impressive re-telling of how the non-violent emphasis within that movement led to its eventual success. Carole King's "Song of Freedom" is a great anthem for the film, and the entire effort is understated to a degree that would benefit atrocious films like "Mississippi Burning." The father-son relationship between Shannon and Danny Glover is a great sub-plot which underscores the generational differences which always threaten to separate us and yet can ultimately bind us together. Great film all around.


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