Steven Spielberg’s biographical epic “Lincoln” puts Daniel Day-Lewis in the titular role as the most beloved 16th president of the United States. The movie unveils Lincoln’s tumultuous final months in office following his triumph in leading his country during the Civil War and leaving his greatest legacy on ending slavery. Renowned for his Gettysburg Address “Four scores and seven years ago…that government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from earth” Lincoln, coming from a poor family is a self-educated man who became a politician and was able to unite the country with his steadfast moral compass and passion to succeed changed the fate of his country’s next generations.
Spielberg assembled a stellar cast which also includes Joseph Gordon-Levitt (“Dark Knight Rises”), David Strathairn (“The Bourne Ultimatum”), James Spader (“Stargate”) and Lee Pace (“The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2”).
“Lincoln” will open in local (Phils.) cinemas on February 20, 2013 – from Dream Works Pictures and 20th Century Fox to be distributed by Warner Bros.