Beloved (1998)

Beloved
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ADULT THEMES, MEDIUM LEVEL VIOLENCE

Director: Jonathan Demme
Actors: Danny Glover, Albert Hall, Thandie Newton, Kimberly Elise, Lisa Gay Hamilton, Beah Richards, Oprah Winfrey

Oprah Winfrey (The Color Purple) and Danny Glover (Lethal Weapon) play the unforgettable lead roles in a powerful, widely acclaimed cinematic triumph from Jonathan Demme - the Academy Award winning director of The Silence Of The Lambs! On a difficult journey to find freedom, Sethe (Winfrey) is constantly confronted by the secrets that have haunted her for years. Then, an old friend from out of her past (Glover) unexpectedly re-enters her life. With his help, Sethe may finally be able to rediscover who she is and regain her lost sense of hope. Also featuring outstanding performances from Thandie Newton (Gridlock'd) and Lisa Gay Hamilton (TV's The Practice) - you'll agree with critics everywhere who've hailed this landmark adaptation of Toni Morrison's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel as one of the year's finest films!

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Status: Unavailable
Run time: 164mins
Origin: UNITED STATES
Aspect Ratio: 1.78:1
Audio Formats: English Dolby Digital 5.1 German Dolby Digital 5.1 Spanish Dolby Digital 5.1
Subtitles: Croatian, Danish, Dutch, English for the Hearing Impaired, Finnish, Norwegian, Polish, Swedish

Member Reviews (3)

Jan C.
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This was a deep storyline that kept you watching. Very good acting of all characters. Kept both me and hubby glued to the film.
Posted Wednesday, 23 August 2006 See my other reviews
Greg M.
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I like Oprah but I found the movie has too many flashbacks that did not make sense. The beginning starts off brillant and then trails off.
Posted Thursday, 30 March 2006 See my other reviews
Harry B.
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Posted Wednesday, 22 March 2006 See my other reviews
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