About the film
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Roots : The Gift
Release Date: December 11, 1988
|Genres||:||Drama, History, TV Movie|
|Producers||:||David L. Wolper, Bernard Sofronski, Mark Wolper|
|Writers||:||David Eyre Jr.|
On Christmas Eve 1770, a young African warrior, who three years prior had been captured and sold into slavery in America, leads a desperate group of runaway slaves as they attempt to reach freedom in the North.