Last updated on September 26, 2020
Emperor, is a 2020 United States Drama film directed by Mark Amin, and written by Mark Amin, Pat Charles. This film features the following stars: Keean Johnson, James Cromwell, Kat Graham.
An escaped slave travels north and has chance encounters with Frederick Douglass and John Brown. Based on the life story of Shields Green.
Emperor Movie (2020) Review
Emperor is inspired by the legend of Shields “Emperor” Green, a descendant of African kings turned outlaw slave in the pre-Civil War South.
Seeking freedom for his family, Emperor fights his way north, joining the daring raid on Harper’s Ferry and helping alter the course of American history.
Emperor Movie (2020) Cast
- Keean Johnson
- James Cromwell
- Kat Graham
- Bruce Dern
- Ben Robson
- M.C. Gainey
- Mykelti Williamson
- Naturi Naughton
- Paul Scheer
As the film progresses, several cast members look like they’d be more comfortable in a Drunk History short; others just look like they’d be more comfortable working for somebody with experience directing actors[Emperor] re-presents a dark period in American history without being inspired or insightful enough to be worth your curiosity or emotional investment.