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Carry Me Home (2014)

 -  Drama | Family | Music  -  2014 (Australia)
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A family of slaves, headed by Samuel Woodward (Cuba Gooding Jr.), escape from a Southern plantation with the help of the Underground Railroad. Their journey towards Canada is as perilous as... See full summary »

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Vanessa
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Jefferson Monroe
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Barney Fagan
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Fanny
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Herbert Barton
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John Newton
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A family of slaves, headed by Samuel Woodward (Cuba Gooding Jr.), escape from a Southern plantation with the help of the Underground Railroad. Their journey towards Canada is as perilous as it is intriguing. Quakers, musicians, railwaymen, a troupe of actors and Frederick Douglas, amongst others, individually conspire to help save the family from the infamous Slave Hunter, Plimpton (William Sadler), who is in hot pursuit. Although having escaped, Samuel rails against the hope of ever finding true freedom. He is shackled by bitterness, emanating from the emptiness of his own enslavement and atrocities committed against his ancestors. As they journey, Samuel's Grandmother Adira (Phyllis Bash), tells a story about the slave trader John Newton (Bernhard Forcher), who captained the ship that brought Samuel's ancestors out of Africa. Adira's story of Newton, although set in the past, resonates with Samuel and he begins to see the possibility of a future for himself and his family. At the ... Written by Anonymous

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