The Gettysburg Address (film)

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The Gettysburg Address
The Gettysburg Address movie poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by Sean Conant
Produced by Sean Conant
Jim Conant
Starring Jason Alexander
Matthew Broderick
Sam Elliott
Cary Elwes
Michael C. Hall
David Morse
Dermot Mulroney
Aidan Quinn
Lois Smith
David Strathairn
George Takei
Tom Brokaw
Laura Bush
Music by Luke Richards
Cinematography Sean Conant
Edited by Sean Conant
Production
  company
Rising Picture Company
Country United States
Language English

The Gettysburg Address is an upcoming American documentary film written, directed, and produced by Sean Conant. The film chronicles the evolution of freedom and equality in America and beyond, as told through the story of the Gettysburg Address.

The film features scholars, writers, politicians, dignitaries, conservators, and celebrities. Historians including James M. McPherson, Eric Foner, Harold Holzer, Allen C. Guelzo, David Blight, Drew Gilpin Faust, and Henry Louis Gates examine how Lincoln, with almost no formal education, crafted this eloquent and most famous speech in American history.

The Gettysburg Address also highlights evocations of the speech by political and cultural leaders.

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The Gettysburg Address will be released in April 2015, in conjunction with the 150th anniversary commemorations of Lincoln's assassination and his life, and that of the end of the Civil War.

Soundtrack[edit]

The soundtrack features an orchestral score by Luke Richards and Civil War era contemporary music performed by President Lincoln's Own Band. The album will be released by Milan Records in Spring 2015.

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