Slaves (film)

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Slaves
Poster of the movie Slaves.jpg
Film poster
Directed byHerbert Biberman
Produced byPhilip Langner
Written byHerbert Biberman
John O. Killens
Alida Sherman
StarringDionne Warwick
CinematographyJoseph C. Brun
Editing bySidney Mayers
Release date(s)
  • July 2, 1969 (1969-07-02)
Running time110 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
 
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Slaves
Poster of the movie Slaves.jpg
Film poster
Directed byHerbert Biberman
Produced byPhilip Langner
Written byHerbert Biberman
John O. Killens
Alida Sherman
StarringDionne Warwick
CinematographyJoseph C. Brun
Editing bySidney Mayers
Release date(s)
  • July 2, 1969 (1969-07-02)
Running time110 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish

Slaves is a 1969 American drama film directed by Herbert Biberman. It was entered into the 1969 Cannes Film Festival.[1] The film stars Dionne Warwick (in a one time screen acting debut), Ossie Davis, and Stephen Boyd.

Plot[edit]

Set in the 1850s South, the film follows Cassy and Luke, two black slaves who are sold to the sadistic plantation owner MacKay. He wants labor from the men and sex from the women. On this, he is determined to exploit both Cassy and Luke.

Cast[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Festival de Cannes: Slaves". festival-cannes.com. Retrieved 2009-04-08. 

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