Oprah Winfrey and Danny Glover play the unforgettable lead roles in a powerful, widely acclaimed cinematic triumph from Oscar-winning director Jonathan Demme. On a difficult journey to find freedom, Sethe (Winfrey) is constantly confronted by the secrets that have haunted her for years. Then, an old friend from out of her past (Glover) unexpectedly re-enters her life. With his help, Sethe may finally be able to rediscover who she is and regain her lost sense of hope.
An intense drama
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Beloved follows the story of a former black slave who is haunted by the spirit of her dead baby daughter. The terrible secrets which lie within the story are slowly revealed as the disturbing past of this former slave and her incredible struggle for her very survival and freedom come to light. Overall 'Beloved' is an powerful film which gives a small taste of the horrors of slavery and the physical and psychological terrors that came with it.