In Movie Theaters November 9, 2012
The About face: A biopic on the 16th President of the United States based on the book "Team of Rivals," by Doris Kearns Goodwin.
The Wild side: Steven Spielberg directs two-time Academy Award winner Daniel Day-Lewis in “Lincoln,” a revealing drama that focuses on the 16th President’s tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of change, Lincoln pursues a course of action designed to end the war, unite the country and abolish slavery. With the moral courage and fierce determination to succeed, his choices during this critical moment will change the fate of generations to come.
The Movie facts: Lincoln could become the first movie to deliver the third Oscar wins to its director (Steven Spielberg), lead actor (Daniel Day Lewis) and lead actress (Sally Field). Do stay tuned.
STARRING: Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field, Tommy Lee Jones, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Hal Holbrook, James Spader, John Hawkes, Tim Blake Nelson, Bruce McGill, Joseph Cross, Gloria Reuben, David Warshofsky, David Strathairn, Walt Goggins, Lee Pace, Jackie Earle Haley, David Oyelowo, Jared Harris
DIRECTED BY: Steven Spielberg
STUDIO: Walt Disney Pictures
RATING: PG-13 (For violence, adult themes, language)
Above: Two-time Oscar winner Daniel Day-Lewis as 16th president of the United States, Abraham Lincoln.