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In 1839, the revolt of Mende captives aboard a Spanish owned ship causes a major controversy in the United States when the ship is captured off the coast of Long Island. The courts must decide whether the Mende are slaves or legally free.
Anthony Hopkins, Anna Paquin, Stellan Skarsgård, Djimon Hounsou would all appear in films based on Marvel Comics.
That one wants us to sail them back. That one thinks he can sail all the way back without us.
Actors are shown at the dinner table while wearing white gloves. Etiquette demands gloves be removed before eating or drinking.
The events depicted did not historically occur at Fort El Morro
The board of film censors of Jamaica have excised the opening scenes, depicting a violent slave uprising on a ship, from all copies of the film released in Jamaican theatres.
English, Mende, Spanish, Portuguese
$4,573,523 14 December 1997