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Lincoln is an upcoming biographical drama film produced by Steven Spielberg and Kathleen Kennedy. It stars Daniel Day-Lewis as Abraham Lincoln and Sally Field as Mary Todd Lincoln. The film, which features a screenplay by Tony Kushner (based in part on the book Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln by Doris Kearns Goodwin) opens in select U.S. theaters on November 9, 2012. The film’s poster showing a somber Abraham Lincoln has just been released.
During President Lincoln’s tumultuous final months in office, he pursues a course of action to end the Civil War, unite the country and abolish slavery.
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