Harriet

2019| 12A| 126 mins| / /

Dir: Kasi Lemmons
Starring: Cynthia Erivo, Leslie Odom Jr., Joe Alywyn

Cynthia Erivo (Bad Times at the El Royale) leads this extraordinary action drama from director Kasi Lemmons (Talk to Me). Based on the thrilling and inspirational life of an iconic American freedom fighter, Harriet tells the extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman’s escape from slavery and transformation into one of America’s greatest heroes. Her courage, ingenuity, and tenacity freed hundreds of slaves and changed the course of history. Co-starring Janelle Monáe (Moonlight) and Joe Alwyn (The Favourite).

 

★★★★ “A WINNING COMBINATION” – Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian

★★★★ “A ROUSING AND POWERFUL DRAMA” – The New York Times