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Roots (1977)

Roots
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8.4 IMDB rating
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Todd Bridges Todd Bridges
 Bud Harvey
Robert Reed Robert Reed
 Dr. William Reynolds
John Amos John Amos
 Older Kunta Kinte / ...
Madge Sinclair Madge Sinclair
 Bell Reynolds
Louis Gossett Jr. Louis Gossett Jr.
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Vic Morrow Vic Morrow
 Ames
Brad Davis Brad Davis
 Ol' George Johnson / ...
LeVar Burton LeVar Burton
 Kunta Kinte / ...


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Alex Haley Alex Haley
(8 episodes, 1977)
James Lee James Lee
(5 episodes, 1977)


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His name was Kunta Kinte. Kidnapped from Africa and enslaved in America in 1776, he refused to accept his slave name of Toby. Heirs kept his heroic defiance alive, passing on his tale across generations until it reached a young boy growing up in Tennessee. His name was Alex Haley. Through the lineage of one family, Haley and his Pulizter Prize-winning Roots told a story for all America and the world.
Release date: 23 January 1977
UPC: 085393745622
Tags: Drama (9), Slavery (7), History (6), Historical (4), Racism (4), Based On Novel (3), Freedom (3), Epic (3), Civil War (3), Tv Movie (3), Based On A Novel (2), 1977 (2), 1970s (2), Family Saga (2), War (2), Family (1), Social Injustice (1), Culture Clash (1), The South (1), Southern (1)
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"         Es una miniserie pero se puede tomar como cuatro películas que nos narra una historia realista de la esclavitud.Is a miniseries but can be taken as four films that tells a realistic story of slavery. "


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"Root Dreams of a root represent your connection to your physical reality, body, family, culture, and tribal customs. You're tapping your core, the heart of the matter. If you dream of your root chakras, then they are showing you that you are supported."


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