The Unbelievable True Story of Harriet Tubman, An American Legend
Leslie Odom Jr.
Debra Martin Chase
Daniela Taplin Lundberg
Focus Feature, 2019
Based on the thrilling and inspirational life of an iconic American freedom fighter, the long-anticipated biopic, Harriet, tells the extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman’s escape from slavery and transformation into one of America’s greatest heroes. Her courage, ingenuity, and tenacity freed hundreds of slaves and changed the course of history.
“God don’t mean people to own people.”
—Tubman, as portrayed in HARRIET, the movie, set to release, November 1, 2019.
Anticipated to be a major contender in the upcoming awards race, Harriet features key contributions from celebrated artists including Oscar-nominated musician, Terence Blanchard (BlacKkKlansman), who composed the film’s score; Emmy-winning designer, Paul Tazewell (The Wiz Live!), who created the wardrobe; two-time Academy Award-winning cinematographer, John Toll (Legends of the Fall, Braveheart), who filmed the movie.
Harriet — written by Lemmons and Remember the Titans scribe, Gregory Allen Howard — is set to release in Theaters everywhere November 1, 2019.