Synopsis: Two men separated by 100 years are united in their search for freedom. In 1856 a slave, Samuel Woodward and his family, escape from the Monroe Plantation near Richmond, Virginia. A secret network of ordinary people known as the Underground Railroad guide the family on their journey north to Canada. They are relentlessly pursued by the notorious slave hunter Plimpton. Hunted like a dog and haunted by the unthinkable suffering he and his forbears have endured, Samuel is forced to decide between revenge or freedom. 100 years earlier in 1748, John Newton the Captain of a slave trader sails from Africa with a cargo of slaves, bound for America. On board is Samuel's great grandfather whose survival is tied to the fate of Captain Newton. The voyage changes Newton's life forever and he creates a legacy that will inspire Samuel and the lives of millions for generations to come.
Genre: Drama, Music
Director(s): Peter Cousens
Production: Arc Entertainment
Rotten Tomatoes:
94 min

Like your momma trusted Monroe?

He gonna want you back, Nessa.

You're his blood.

# Twas grace that brought us

# Safe thus far

Pa used to sing that song.

He loved to sing.

You refuse to sing.

One day you will, son.

Amazing Grace.

That saved a wretch like me?

I was Jim's age

when I first heard it.

And the story of the man

who wrote it.

An infamous slave trader.

A wretch like you, Samuel.

But he loved to sing.

# Kings and queens

And oh the man in the moon #

# A broken mirror doesn't mean That

someone will die soon #

# A black cat isn't all bad luck And

redheads won't sink a boat #

# If you're drowning in the sea

Will God keep you afloat? #


Get out!

Congratulation, Captain Newton.

Thank you, Mr. Barton.

Oh, and, uh, bravo!

I remember a song you wrote

about old captain Pennrose.

Cruel, Newton, but very witty.

But I cannot believe

you actually bought shares

On the

After Pennrose died,

I acquired his half

And am now in partnership

with Amos Clowe.

Amos Clowe?

Clowe owns the slave factory

on the Plantain Islands

And this will be our

first shipment to Charleston.

I know you've had difficulties

with Amos, Newton.

He promised me

an apprenticeship, Barton

But he treated me

like an animal.

Like one of his slaves.

He actually chained

and starved me for 18 months.

It's all in the past.

It's all a means to a good end.

And now, as we always planned

You have the opportunity

to share in the profits

Captain Newton.

Now, I have to go to Charleston

to set up the slave market.

I'll meet you there

on your arrival.

Time is against us.

I need you to leave this week

To pick up the first load

in Africa.

But, Mary.

Your fiance will want

for nothing.

That's a lot of money, Newton.

Now, the first mate, Davey,

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Timothy A. Chey

Timothy A. Chey is an American film producer, writer and director. Among his films are Fakin' da Funk, Gone, Impact: The Passion of the Christ, Suing the Devil, The Genius Club, Live Fast, Die Young, Final the Rapture, Epic Journey, Freedom, David and Goliath, and Slamma Jamma. more…

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