"Amazing Grace" is a Biography/Drama film directed by Michael Apted, released in the USA on October 17 of 2006 , starring Ioan Gruffudd, Romola Garai, Benedict Cumberbatch, Albert Finney, Michael Gambon and Rufus Sewell.
Every song has its story. Every generation has its hero.
Who directed "Amazing Grace":
Amazing Grace was directed by Michael Apted, an English director, and producer.
Before directing Amazing Grace, Michael Apted had directed Enough, released in 2002, Enigma (2001), The World Is Not Enough (1999), Extreme Measures (1996), Nell (1994), and Blink (1994). Since, he directed The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, released in 2010, Chasing Mavericks (2012).
When was "Amazing Grace" released:
Amazing Grace was initally released in the United States on Tuesday, October 17, 2006. Also released on Tuesday, October 17, 2006 have been Behind Enemy Lines II: Axis of Evil and Grim Sweeper (dir. Edward Valibus Phillips). This was twelve (12) years ago.
It has been released on Friday, March 23, 2007 in the United Kingdom; Saturday, September 16, 2006 in Canada; Saturday, February 10, 2007 in Germany and on Thursday, July 26, 2007 in Australia.
What is the casting of "Amazing Grace":
At the casting of Amazing Grace we find Ioan Gruffudd, previously seen in Fantastic Four (2005) and King Arthur (2004); Romola Garai (Scoop (2006), Renaissance (2006)); Benedict Cumberbatch (Starter for 10 (2006), Atonement (2007)) [ more... ]
- Toby Jones and Michael Gambon, Ciarán Hinds also worked together in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II, released in 2011.
- Toby Jones and Michael Gambon, Ciarán Hinds also worked together in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I, released in 2010.
- Albert Finney, Michael Gambon and Rufus Sewell can also be seen in A Man of No Importance, released in 1994.
- Nicholas Farrell and Michael Gambon can be seen in Plunkett & Macleane, released in 1999.
What is the Storyline of "Amazing Grace":
The film begins in 1797 with William Wilberforce severely ill and taking a recuperative holliday in Bath, Somerset, with his cousin, Henry Thornton. It is here that William is introduced to his future wife, Barbara Spooner. Although he initially resists any romantic overtures, she convinces him to relate the story of his career.
The story flashes back 15 years to 1782, and William recounts the events that led him to where he is now. Beginning as a young, ambitious, and popular Tory Member of [...]
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