Director Amma Asante's handsome historical drama is a picture of social importance whose simplistic progressivism, however right-on, still unfortunately reads as 20-20 hindsight. The title character (Gugu Mbatha-Raw) is the biracial love child of a slave and a British naval officer (Matthew Goode), raised by a great uncle (Tom Wilkinson) who, as England's highest-ranking judge, adjudicated a horrific turning-point case in slave-trade history. Misan Sagay's script filters and alters these significant events... More >>>