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  • The Journey of August King (1995)
  • PG-13
    91 min | Drama
The Journey of August King (1995)
PG-13
91 min | Drama

The Journey of August King is a multi-dimensional drama about a North Carolina farmer in April 1815. August King, a widower, is on his way home as he does every year after selling his produce and purchasing the stock and goods he will need...See moreThe Journey of August King is a multi-dimensional drama about a North Carolina farmer in April 1815. August King, a widower, is on his way home as he does every year after selling his produce and purchasing the stock and goods he will need for the coming year. On his journey, he comes upon a run-away slave, a 17 year old young woman and August King must decide to violate the law and help this slave to freedom or leave her to be hunted down and,ultimately, returned to her slave owner. But the drama turns into a question of whether either soul will gain freedom. Written by Joel Schesser See less
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John Ehle (novel)
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Jan 26, 1996 (United States)

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49 cast members
Name Known for
Jason Patric
August King August King   See fewer
Thandiwe Newton
Annalees (as Thandie Newton) Annalees (as Thandie Newton)   See fewer
Larry Drake
Olaf Singletary Olaf Singletary   See fewer
Sam Waterston
Mooney Wright Mooney Wright   See fewer
Sarah-Jane Wylde
Ida Wright Ida Wright   See fewer
Eric Mabius
Hal Wright Hal Wright   See fewer
Muse Watson
Zimmer Zimmer   See fewer
John Doman
Bolton Bolton   See fewer
Andy Stahl
Harrison (as Andrew Stahl) Harrison (as Andrew Stahl)   See fewer
Dean Rader-Duval
Gabriel (as Dean Rader Duvall) Gabriel (as Dean Rader Duvall)   See fewer
Marlus Harding
Sims (as Marlus C. Harding) Sims (as Marlus C. Harding)   See fewer
Lisa Roberts Gillan
Meg (as Lisa Roberts) Meg (as Lisa Roberts)   See fewer
Chase Conley
Harry (Son) Harry (Son)   See fewer
E. George Betz
Bridge Attendant Bridge Attendant   See fewer
Becky Vanselow
Shepherd's Daughter #1 Shepherd's Daughter #1   See fewer
Summer Vanselow
Shepherd's Daughter #2 Shepherd's Daughter #2   See fewer
Annie Vanselow
Shepherd's Daughter #3 Shepherd's Daughter #3   See fewer
Rich Valliere
Jeffrey Jeffrey   See fewer
Mitch Mulkey
Phillips Phillips   See fewer
Kenny Jones
Ed (as Ken Paul Jones) Ed (as Ken Paul Jones)   See fewer
Kirk Adcock
Fisher's Son Fisher's Son   See fewer
Jon Huffman
Shepherd's Father Shepherd's Father   See fewer
Lee Norris
Silver Boy Silver Boy   See fewer
Andy Nichols
Younger Silver Boy Younger Silver Boy   See fewer
Elijah Perry
Gudger (as Jerry Rushing) Gudger (as Jerry Rushing)   See fewer
George Lynch
Farmer Farmer   See fewer
Blaque Fowler
Mr. Tavish Mr. Tavish   See fewer
Keith Shepard
Drover #1 Drover #1   See fewer
Michael Mattison
Drover #2 Drover #2   See fewer
Larry Henderson
Promoter Promoter   See fewer
Maya Angelou
Narrator (voice) Narrator (voice)   See fewer
Pete Burris
Bright (uncredited) Bright (uncredited)   See fewer
Tessa Martin
Maypole dancer (uncredited) Maypole dancer (uncredited)   See fewer
Kerry Wallum
Copulating couple (uncredited) Copulating couple (uncredited)   See fewer
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