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  • Tony Kushner
    Anthony Robert "Tony" Kushner (born July 16, 1956) is an American playwright and screenwriter. He received the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1993 for his play Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on Natio...
  • Sir Daniel Day-Lewis
    He is an English actor with British and Irish citizenship. He is known as one of the most selective actors in the film industry, having starred in only five films since 1997, with as many as five years...
  • Mary Todd Lincoln, First Lady (1818 - 1882)
    Mary Ann Todd Lincoln (December 13, 1818 – July 16, 1882) was the First Lady of the United States when her husband, Abraham Lincoln, served as the sixteenth President, from 1861 until 1865. Born in...
  • Abraham Lincoln, 16th President of the USA (1809 - 1865)
    For more information and photos of his burial place, click on : Abraham Lincoln Overview Abraham Lincoln, U.S. President Born: 12 February 1809 Birthplace: Near Hodgenville, Kentucky Died: ...
  • Sally Margaret Field
    Sally Margaret Field (born November 6, 1946) is an American actress, singer, producer, director, and screenwriter. In each decade of her career, she has been known for major roles in American TV/film c...

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

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