Amistad is a 1997 American historical drama film directed by Steven Spielberg, based on the true story of the events in 1839 aboard the slave ship La Amistad, during which Mende tribesmen abducted for the slave trade managed to gain control of their captors' ship off the coast of Cuba, and the international legal battle that followed their capture by the Washington, a U.S. revenue cutter. The case was ultimately resolved by the U.S. Supreme Court in 1841.
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by Jon Osborne, Miss Liberty's Guide to Film and Video, 2001
Libertarian content: one of the best. Entertainment value: above average.
Amistad - Trailer, 10 Dec 1997
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