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Amazing Grace

[cert PG, 118 mins]

Amazing Grace, based on the life of antislavery pioneer William Wilberforce, elected to the House of Commons at the age of 21, and on his way to a successful political career. Wilberforce, over the course of two decades, took on the English establishment and persuaded those in power to end the inhumane trade of slavery.

A man standing on a ship looking out to sea

Director: Michael Apted

Starring: Richard Bailey, Alex Blake, Sean Bloc

Level: AS, A2, GCSE, KS1

Subjects: Film Studies, History, Media Studies

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