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- Cynthia Erivo
- Leslie Odom Jr.
- Joe Alwyn
- Clarke Peters
- Vanessa Bell Calloway
- Omar J. Dorsey
- Henry Hunter Hall
- Tim Guinee
- Nick Basta
- Joseph Lee Anderson
Did You Know?
- Both Cynthia Erivo and Leslie Odom Jr. have worked with Daisy Ridley. Erivo worked with her on Chaos Walking (2019) and Odom worked with her on Murder on the Orient Express (2017).
- At one point, Harriet is giving instructions to some of her charges and they respond "okay". According to the Oxford English Dictionary that term didn't come along until the early 20th century.
- Harriet: I'm gonna be free or die.
Atom User Reviews
The will of a soul lead by the spirit of the Lord
Beautiful! I also loved the artistic musical elements. They added depth without taking away from the story!
Despite Erivo's tenacity in the role, the drama feels more stately and impressive than urgent and affecting. It's never uninvolving though, and the script does a solid job of tracing the formation of a courageous freedom fighter out of a scared runaway.
A thoughtful biopic that grows more involving the more it shrugs off its tendency towards the reverential.
A disappointingly standard biopic, one whose technical flaws and paint-by-numbers clichés threaten to overshadow its subject’s compelling story.