About the film
The Woman King
Release Date: January 01, 0001
|Production Companies||:||TriStar Pictures, JuVee Productions, Jack Blue Productions|
|Producers||:||Maria Bello, Cathy Schulman, Viola Davis, Julius Tennon|
A historical epic inspired by true events that took place in The Kingdom of Dahomey, one of the most powerful states of Africa in the 18th and 19th centuries. The story follows Nanisca (Davis), general of the all-female military unit, and her daughter Nawi, who together fought the French and neighboring tribes who violated their honor, enslaved their people and threatened to destroy everything they’ve lived for.