The Better Angels

At an isolated log cabin in the harsh wilderness of Indiana circa 1817, the rhythms of love, tragedy, and the daily hardships of life on the developing frontier shaped one of our nation's greatest heroes: Abraham Lincoln. Using glorious black and white cinematography to conjure an America where the land was raw, this film sheds new light on the formative years of the future president and the two women who molded him into one of the most revered men in American history. Based on interviews with Lincoln's family members, this film is a beautiful, insightful, and brilliantly composed feature.

- Synopsis provided by CinemaSource

Credits

Director:

  • A.J. Edwards

Cast:

  • Jason Clarke
  • Diane Kruger
  • Wes Bentley
  • Brit Marling
  • Jamie Harrold
  • Lola Cook
  • Casey Roberts
  • Reagan Leonard
  • Cameron Mitchell Williams

Writer:

  • A.J. Edwards

Producers:

  • Terrence Malick
  • Nicolas Gonda
  • Jake DeVito
  • Charley Beil

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