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The Book of Negroes (2015–2015)

TV Mini-series | 265 min | Drama, History, War

Kidnapped in Africa and subsequently enslaved in South Carolina, Aminata must navigate a revolution in New York, isolation in Nova Scotia, and the treacherous jungles of Sierra Leone, in an attempt to secure her freedom in the eighteenth century.
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Updated Dec 28, 2014

Release date (First episode)
Feb 16, 2015 (United States)

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Aunjanue Ellis
Aminata Diallo Aminata Diallo   See fewer
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Lyriq Bent
Chekura Tiano Chekura Tiano   See fewer
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Ben Chaplin
Cpt. John Clarkson Cpt. John Clarkson   See fewer
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Allan Hawco
Solomon Lindo Solomon Lindo   See fewer
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Greg Bryk
Robertson Appleby Robertson Appleby   See fewer
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Shailyn Pierre-Dixon
Young Aminata Young Aminata   See fewer
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Cara Ricketts
Bertilda Bertilda   See fewer
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Sandra Caldwell
Georgia Georgia   See fewer
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Dwain Murphy
Claiborne Claiborne   See fewer
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Louis Gossett Jr.
Daddy Moses Daddy Moses   See fewer
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Antonio David Lyons
Happy Jack Happy Jack   See fewer
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Siya Xaba
Young Chekura Young Chekura   See fewer
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Cuba Gooding Jr.
Sam Fraunces Sam Fraunces   See fewer
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Armand Aucamp
Lieutenant Waters Lieutenant Waters   See fewer
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Robin Smith
William King William King   See fewer
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Kyle M. Hamilton
Elijah / Looter Elijah / Looter   See fewer
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Joel Thomas Hynes
Matthew Witherspoon Matthew Witherspoon   See fewer
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Stephan James
Cummings Shakspear Cummings Shakspear   See fewer
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Matt Ward
Jason Wood Jason Wood   See fewer
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Amy Louise Wilson
Rosa Lindo Rosa Lindo   See fewer
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Meredith MacNeill
Judith Palmer Judith Palmer   See fewer
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Rori Motuba
May Diallo May Diallo   See fewer
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Field Surgeon Field Surgeon   See fewer
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Andile Gumbi
Mamadu Mamadu   See fewer
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Dr. Danny Falconbridge Dr. Danny Falconbridge   See fewer
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Rick Roberts
General Washington General Washington   See fewer
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William Armstrong William Armstrong   See fewer
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Canvas Town Freddy Canvas Town Freddy   See fewer
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William Wilberforce William Wilberforce   See fewer
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Hugh Thompson
Constable Theodore Barnes Constable Theodore Barnes   See fewer
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Rosetta Rosetta   See fewer
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Mrs. Scott Mrs. Scott   See fewer
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D'Silva D'Silva   See fewer
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Samuel York Samuel York   See fewer
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Biton Biton   See fewer
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Neil Park Neil Park   See fewer
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Allasane Allasane   See fewer
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Sierra Leone Coffle Young Girl Sierra Leone Coffle Young Girl   See fewer
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Joe Mason Joe Mason   See fewer
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Prince Prince   See fewer
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7.8 / 10 | 1,612 votes