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Item Details 12/07/2013
A revealing drama about a great American president, written by a great American playwright.
“Splendid… This is among the finest films ever made about American politics.” New York Times
“A brilliant, brawling epic… Screenwriter Tony Kushner blows the dust off history by investing it with flesh, blood and churning purpose… A great American movie." Rolling Stone
A decade-long collaboration between three-time Academy Award® winner Steven Spielberg and Pulitzer Prize winner Tony Kushner, Lincoln is a revealing drama that focuses on the 16th President’s tumultuous final months in office. Having just won re-election in a country divided, Lincoln pursues a course of action designed to end the war, unite the country and abolish slavery. With the moral courage and fierce determination to succeed, his choices during this critical moment will change the fate of America, and generations, to come. Containing eight pages of color photos from the film and inspired by Doris Kearns Goodwin’s critically acclaimed Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln, Lincoln is now a major motion picture by DreamWorks starring two-time Academy Award® winner Daniel Day-Lewis.