TV Mini-Series | TV-14 | | Biography, Drama, History
A dramatization of author Alex Haley's family line from ancestor Kunta Kinte's enslavement to his descendants' liberation.
Ernest Thomas screen tested for the role of Kunta Kinte.
Uh, did you have a good voyage, Captain?
Captain Thomas Davies: My First Officer is dead, ten seaman and the ship's boy... more than a third of my crew.
According to the story's timeline, the Akan and Kunte Kinte discuss running north to the safety of the abolitionist movement in the late 1700's. The abolitionist movement was a fringe movement until the early 1800s.
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