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Lincoln is a 2012 biographical drama film directed by Steven Spielberg, starring Daniel Day-Lewis as Abraham Lincoln and Sally Field as Mary Todd Lincoln. It opened for limited release on November 9, 2012 and wide release on November 16, 2012.

The film, screenplay by Tony Kushner, is based on Doris Kearns Goodwin's biography of Lincoln, Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln, and covers the final four months of Lincoln's life.

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Film Production



  • Music by John Williams
  • Cinematography Janusz Kamiński
  • Editing by Michael Kahn

Historical figures