La Amistad – A Film by Steven Spielberg

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La Amistad is a 1997 film written by David Franzoni and directed by Steven Spielberg. It is based on the real-life events of 1839, when a group of slaves revolted and took over the ship carrying them from Cuba to Spain. The film follows the court case that resulted from the slaves' arrival in the United States.