The Woman King

PG-13 | 2 hr. 14 min.
Opened Friday, September 16th
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Synopsis

The Woman King is a historical epic inspired by true events that took place in The Kingdom of Dahomey, one of the most powerful states of Africa in the 18th and 19th centuries. The story follows Nanisca, General of the all-female military unit, and Nawi, an ambitious recruit, who together fought enemies who violated their honor, enslaved their people, and threatened to destroy everything they've lived for.

Director

Gina Prince-Bythewood

Cast

Viola Davis, Thuso Mbedu, Lashana Lynch, John Boyega

Advisory

Rated PG-13 for sequences of strong violence, some disturbing material, thematic content, brief language and partial nudity.