‘Harriet’ Review: Cynthia Erivo Moves Mountains in a Standard Biopic [Tiff 2019]

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‘Harriet’ Review: Cynthia Erivo Moves Mountains in a Standard Biopic [Tiff 2019]
Awards and festival-season biopics generally follow a pretty strict pattern, and Kasi Lemmons’ Harriet doesn’t digress too far from that path. But the filmmaker (who debuted her feature film Eve’s Bayou at Tiff twenty-two years ago) went ahead and assured herself a success by casting Cynthia Erivo as abolitionist, Underground Railroad conductor, and Civil War […]

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