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The Journey of August King (1995)

 -  Drama  -  26 January 1996 (USA)
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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 ... See full summary »

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August King
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Olaf Singletary
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Mooney Wright
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Ida Wright
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Hal Wright
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Zimmer
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Harrison (as Andrew Stahl)
Danny Nelson ...
Felix
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Mina
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Marlus Harding ...
Sims (as Marlus C. Harding)
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Meg (as Lisa Roberts)
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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 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 <joelsd@aol.com>

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Rated PG-13 for a scene of shocking violence | See all certifications »

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August King - den långa resan  »

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When Annalees (Thandie Newton) sees Sims hanging upside down, August calls her Thandie. See more »

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Pretty Bird
Written by Hazel Dickens
Performed by Hazel Dickens
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Courtesy of Rounder Records
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A GOOD MOVIE
12 March 2003 | by See all my reviews

I saw this movie for the first time and I enjoyed the performance of the actor and actress especially jason patric. I only wish that in the movie he could at least got the girl. I think this movie is bit of love story at least for me it is.


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