Roots (2016)
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Redcoats attempt to persuade slaves to run away and join the English army; Kunta escapes but slave catchers apprehend him and amputate half of his foot to ensure that he never runs off ... See full summary »

Director:

Mario Van Peebles

Writers:

Alex Haley (based upon the book by), Alison McDonald (teleplay by)
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Emayatzy Corinealdi ... Belle
Emyri Crutchfield ... Teen Miss Kizzy (as E'Myri Lee Crutchfield)
Matthew Goode ... Dr. William Waller
Genevieve Hannelius ... Missy (as G. Hannelius)
Malachi Kirby ... Kunta Kinte
Katie McGuinness ... Elizabeth Waller
Jonathan Rhys Meyers ... Tom Lea
James Purefoy ... John Waller
Mandela Van Peebles ... Noah
Forest Whitaker ... Fiddler
Tony Curran ... Connelly
Shannon Lucio ... Patricia Lea
Jason Bayle ... Grenadier Captain
Gregory Bright Gregory Bright ... Driver Slave
Dominic Burgess ... Lord Dunmore
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Storyline

Redcoats attempt to persuade slaves to run away and join the English army; Kunta escapes but slave catchers apprehend him and amputate half of his foot to ensure that he never runs off again. John Waller sells Kunta to his younger brother William. Written by bonz6596-507-522839

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Genres:

Drama | History

Certificate:

TV-14 | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 May 2016 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Film Afrika Worldwide See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Goofs

22 minutes in, when Kunte is struggling to stand up in the horse corral, there is one view where his left foot is wounded and bandaged, instead of his right. See more »

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