Day-Lewis performance is through the roof and hopefully he was paid by the word, LOL
Tommy Lee Jones (Thaddeus Stevens, GOP Leader of House of Representatives) and David Strathairn's (William Seward, Lincoln's Secretary of State) supporting roles stood out for me.
It takes place over a very short period of time. It's honed in on the infighting of Lincolns Republican Party and the back room horse trading that was needed to abolish Slavery from a Amendment point of view against the Democrats who wanted to keep Slavery.
Very heavy on the History and the Politics of Washington wheeling and Dealing.
Great Great Movie.
Edited by SouthernJet, 20 November 2012 - 01:52 PM.