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Ill Gotten Gains (1997)

 -  Drama | History  -  5 December 1997 (USA)
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WEST AFRICA 1869 - Slave trade is illegal. There is a revolt on a slave ship - twenty four men fight for their lives. Out-gunned, the revolt fails but a second uprising is planned.

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WEST AFRICA 1869 - Slave trade is illegal. There is a revolt on a slave ship - twenty four men fight for their lives. Out-gunned, the revolt fails but a second uprising is planned. Written by Man Wei Tam <webm@spats.com>

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Rated R for brutal violence including rape, pervasive strong language and some sexual content
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Horrible Film
22 September 1998 | by (Long Beach, CA) – See all my reviews

One of the worst movies I've seen this year. Everything about the film screams "AMATEUR". For a movie set in the 1800's, everybody speaks like it's the 1990's. The acting, particularly the people playing the white slave masters, is horrible. After about an hour into this movie, I walked out. What a waste of time and effort. For a much better film on this subject, see Steven Spielberg's far superior "Amistad."


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