The Civil War (1990)

This highly acclaimed mini series traces the course of the U.S. Civil War from the abolitionist movement through all the major battles to the death of President Lincoln and the beginnings of Reconstruction. The story is mostly told in the words of the participants themselves, through their diaries, letters, and Visuals are usually still photographs and illustrations of the time, and the soundtrack is likewise made up of war-era tunes played on period instruments. Several modern-day historians offer periodic comment and insight on the war's causes and events.

Directing:
  • Ken Burns
themoviedb icon 9.2/10
  • Release Date: 1990-09-23
  • Views: 1180
  • Country: US
  • Language: English | Français
  • Runtime: 680

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Morgan Freeman

Frederick Douglass

Jeremy Irons

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Sam Waterston

President Abraham Lincoln

Julie Harris

Mary Chestnut

Jason Robards

Ulysses S. Grant

Garrison Keillor

Walt Whitman

Arthur Miller

William Tecumseh Sherman

George Plimpton

George Templeton Strong

Philip Bosco

Horace Greeley

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