Director: Steven Spielberg
Writer: Tony Kushner
Based on a book by: Doris Kearns Goodwin
Keywords: Drama, Biography, Civil War, POTUS, Washington DC
Historical biopic recounts the story of then-President Abraham Lincoln's efforts to bring about a Union victory in the Civil War and secure passage of the Thirteenth Amendment to the Constitution.
Directed by Steven Spielberg and featuring a star-studded cast benchmarked by Daniel Day-Lewis, Lincoln is an epic historical drama about the Great Emancipator's political machinations concerning an end to slavery in the wake of the North's Civil War victory, recounting events in the framework of a timeline that runs all the way up to the President's fateful night at Ford's Theatre. Won Academy Awards for Best Actor and Best Set Decoration; nominated for ten others, including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Supporting Actor, and Best Supporting Actress.
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