Inspired by a remarkable true story, Dayo Okeniyi plays Shields Green (aka Emperor), an escaped slave who will do anything to free his family. Racing north, Green joins forces with the legendary John Brown in the battle at Harpers Ferry, a key battle of the abolitionist movement which helped spark the Civil War.

  • 1 hr 39 minPG13
  • Mar 20, 2020
  • Drama

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  • Bruce DernActor

    Bruce Dern was born on June 4, 1936 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Bruce MacLeish Dern. He is an actor, known for Nebraska (2013), The Hateful Eight (2015) and The 'Burbs (1989). He has been married to Andrea Beckett since October 20, 1969. He was previously married to Diane Ladd and Marie Dawn Pierce.
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  • James CromwellActor

    Born in Los Angeles but raised in Manhattan and educated at Middlebury College and Carnegie-Mellon University, James Cromwell is the son of film director John Cromwell and actress Kay Johnson. He studied acting at Carnegie-Mellon, and went into the theatre (like his parents) doing everything from Shakespeare to experimental plays. He started appearing on television in 1974, gaining some notice in a recurring role as Archie Bunker's friend Stretch Cunningham on All in the Family (1971), made his film debut in 1976, and goes back to the stage periodically. Some of his more noted film roles have been in Revenge of the Nerds (1984), Star Trek: First Contact (1996) and the surprise classic about a charming pig, Babe (1995). He garnered some of the best reviews of his career (many of which said he should have received an Oscar) for his role as a corrupt, conniving police captain in L.A. Confidential (1997).
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  • DAYO OKENIYIActor

  • HARRY LENNIXActor

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  • BEN ROBSONActor

    Ben was born in Newcastle, England. He went to school at Newlands Preparatory in Newcastle, before then attending Stowe, located in Buckinghamshire. Ben attended the University of West of England and graduated with business honours, before moving to Los Angeles to study at the Stella Adler Academy. In Los Angeles, he began his acting career on stage with "The Goldilocks Effect" in 2010, and then performed in more stage roles in 2011. Ben has performed with Janet Montgomery, Matthew Rhys and then Jon Voight.
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