PG | | Biography, Drama, History
The idealist William Wilberforce maneuvers his way through Parliament, endeavoring to end the British transatlantic slave trade.
Walden Media - a family-based entertainment company - surprised Michael Apted by not being interested in portraying Wilberforce as a youthful leader. Indeed, they were initially opposed to the casting of Ioan Gruffudd despite his appearance in the Fantastic Four films. Apted... ...
Stop a moment!
The House of Commons sat in the St Stephens chamber of the Palace of Westminster at the time. It is a long, narrow room, not the debating chamber shown in the film
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