Synopsis by Daniel Gelb
Peter Cousens directs this drama about two generations of a slave family in America. In 1856, a slave (Cuba Gooding Jr) escapes a plantation near Richmond with his family through the Underground Railroad. Simultaneously, the story of a slave boat captain (Bernhard Forcher) on a ship bound for colonial America 100 years earlier is told, with the captain questioning the morality of his journey.
America, captain [ship], plantation, slave