Roots: the Gift

Roots: the Gift

Kevin Hooks (1988)

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Two slaves in 18th-century America are taken to a plantation, where they discover the son of the owner is secretly helping his father's captive workforce to escape - giving them the chance to gain their freedom. Period drama based on the TV series, starring LeVar Burton, Louis Gossett Jr and Avery Brooks.

Cast & Crew

Kunta Kinte LeVar Burton
Fiddler Louis Gossett Jr
Cletus Moyer Avery Brooks
Edmund Jr Shaun Cassidy
Dr Reynolds Jerry Hardin
Amelia Michael Learned
Parker John McMartin
Hattie Kate Mulgrew
Director Kevin Hooks
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Language: EnglishColourAvailable on: DVD