Muhammad Ali stars in a rare dramatic role as a former slave and soldier who rises to become a U.S. senator. Narrated by Ossie Davis, and featuring an all-star cast that also includes Kris Kristofferson, Edward Herrmann and Alfre Woodard.
Based on the novel by Howard Fast, FREEDOM ROAD was inspired by the true-life efforts of late-19th century senators Charles Sumner and Thaddeus Stevens to bring political order and racial equality to the post-Civil War South.
“Exciting, insightful, and thought-provoking.” –Every '70s Movie
DIRECTED BY JÁN KADÁR
UNITED STATES | 1979 | ENGLISH LANGUAGE