The extraordinary true story of abolitionist Harriet Tubman is chronicled in this first-rate drama that details her life from her harrowing escape from slavery to her leading hundreds of slaves to freedom via the Underground Railroad. Cynthia Erivo (HBO's "The Outsider") earned Oscar(R) and Golden Globe(R) nominations for her moving performance as Harriet. Co-starring Leslie Odom Jr. and Janelle Monae. "A rousing and powerful drama" (The New York Times). Directed by Kasi Lemmons; screenplay by Gregory Allen Howard and Kasi Lemmons, story by Gregory Allen Howard.