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Spielberg Lincoln movie opening Nov 9

Posted By on November 6, 2012

Lincoln is an upcoming 2012 biographical war drama film directed by Steven Spielberg, starring Daniel Day-Lewis as United States President Abraham Lincoln and Sally Field as Mary Todd Lincoln. The film is based on Doris Kearns Goodwin’s biography of Lincoln, Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln, and covers the final four months of Lincoln’s life.  The timing of the film’s release coincides with 150th anniversary of the days leading to, and the issuance of, the Emancipation Proclamation.


Find out more at the Facebook page for the Lincoln movie and find local theatres and showtimes


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