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  • The Better Angels (2014)
  • PG
    95 min | Biography, Drama, History
The Better Angels (2014)
PG
95 min | Biography, Drama, History

The story of Abraham Lincoln's childhood in the harsh wilderness of Indiana and the hardships that shaped him, the tragedy that marked him for ever and the two women who guided him to immortality.
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Director
Writer
Composer
Hanan Townshend (original music)
Cinematographer
Editor
Alex Milan (as Alexander Richard Milan)
Casting Directors
Production Designer
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Release date
Nov 7, 2014 (United States)

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Cast

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33 cast members
Name Known for
Jason Clarke
Tom Lincoln Tom Lincoln   See fewer
Diane Kruger
Sarah Lincoln Sarah Lincoln   See fewer
Brit Marling
Nancy Lincoln Nancy Lincoln   See fewer
Wes Bentley
Mr. Crawford Mr. Crawford   See fewer
Ryan McFall
Johnny Johnny   See fewer
Madison Stiltner
Matilda Matilda   See fewer
Bruce Bayard
Uncle Thomas Uncle Thomas   See fewer
Veanne Cox
Aunt Elizabeth Aunt Elizabeth   See fewer
Robert Vincent Smith
Reverend Elkins Reverend Elkins   See fewer
Adam Marton Teters
Ben (as Adam Tetters) Ben (as Adam Tetters)   See fewer
Ida Joy
Young School Girl Young School Girl   See fewer
Riley Brutvan
William William   See fewer
Byron Bradley
Josiah Josiah   See fewer
Joe Webber
Charles Charles   See fewer
Gary Sundown
Johnny Kongapod Johnny Kongapod   See fewer
Jamie Harrold
Vagabond Vagabond   See fewer
Joseph McKenna
Stranger Stranger   See fewer
Joseph K. Bevilacqua
Lawyer (as Joe Bevilacqua) Lawyer (as Joe Bevilacqua)   See fewer
Hayes Blankenship
Older Dennis Hanks (voice) Older Dennis Hanks (voice)   See fewer
Ralph Cashen
Bounty Hunter (uncredited) Bounty Hunter (uncredited)   See fewer
Hamilton Clancy
Field Hand (uncredited) Field Hand (uncredited)   See fewer
Lola Cook
Frail Child (uncredited) Frail Child (uncredited)   See fewer
Tim Duquette
The Messenger (uncredited) The Messenger (uncredited)   See fewer
Reagan Leonard
Sarah's Friend (uncredited) Sarah's Friend (uncredited)   See fewer
Phillip X Levine
Bounty Hunter (uncredited) Bounty Hunter (uncredited)   See fewer
Heidi Philipsen
Welcoming Neighbor (uncredited) Welcoming Neighbor (uncredited)   See fewer
Wayne Pyle
Parishoner (uncredited) Parishoner (uncredited)   See fewer
Casey Roberts
Neighbor Child / Boy #2 (uncredited) Neighbor Child / Boy #2 (uncredited)   See fewer
Christopher Tighe
Lincoln's Neighbor (uncredited) Lincoln's Neighbor (uncredited)   See fewer
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