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Declaration of Independence (2003)

Famous actors and actresses read the declaration of independence of the USA.

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Arvin Brown, Frank Capra III (co-director)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Kathy Bates ... Herself
Benicio Del Toro ... Himself
Michael Douglas ... Himself
Morgan Freeman ... Himself
Mel Gibson ... Himself
Whoopi Goldberg ... Herself
Graham Greene ... Himself
Ming-Na Wen ... Herself (as Ming-Na)
Edward Norton ... Himself
Winona Ryder ... Herself
Kevin Spacey ... Himself
Renée Zellweger ... Herself
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Famous actors and actresses read the declaration of independence of the USA.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2003 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

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Color

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1.78 : 1
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The cast includes eight Oscar winners: Kathy Bates', Benicio Del Toro', Michael Douglas, Morgan Freeman (I)', 'Kevin Spacey' qv), Mel Gibson', Whoopi Goldberg and Renée Zellweger; and three Oscar nominees: Edward Norton, Winona Ryder and Graham Greene. See more »

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Stunning and Wonderful
3 July 2009 | by vane117See all my reviews

I first saw this at the New York Public Library, where it accompanied an exhibit of several versions of the Declaration of independence. It is an absolutely marvelous video of movie actors and actresses reading the ENTIRE Declaration of Independence. While they would not necessarily be the celebrities I would have selected, they do a commendable job. It was filmed in Independence Hall in Philadelphia, in the actual room where the Declaration was debated and approved.

There is also an introduction by Morgan Freeman that sets the stage well. Of course, he was a great choice.

Truly marvelous. This needs to be available on DVD - the internet version is not high quality.

Highest possible recommendation.


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