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John Adams (TV Miniseries)

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Original title
John Adams
Year
Running time
500 min.
Country
United States United States
Director
Screenwriter
Kirk Ellis, Michelle Ashford (Book: David McCullough)
Music
Robert Lane, Joseph Vitarelli
Cinematography
Tak Fujimoto, Danny Cohen
Cast
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Producer
Home Box Office (HBO) / Playtone
Genre
TV Series. Drama | TV Miniseries. 18th Century. 19th Century. American Revolutionary War. Biography. Historical
Movie Groups
U.S. Presidents (Biopics)
New
Synopsis / Plot
Based on David McCullough's Pulitzer Prize-winning biography, 'John Adams' taps into the uncertainty and intensity surrounding the birth of the American republic and its first 50 years. With the fervent support of his wife Abigail (Linney), and through a lifelong political rivalry and friendship with Thomas Jefferson (Stephen Dillane), Adams rose to be the leader of the American independence movement, the nation's first ambassador to Holland and England, the first American Vice President, the second American President, and father of the sixth American President.
Awards
2008: 13 Emmys, including Best Miniseries, Actor (Giamatti) and Actress (Linney). 23 Nom.
2007: 4 Golden Globes: Miniseries, Actor (Giamatti), Actress (Linney), Supp. Actor (Wilkinson)
2008: American Film Institute (AFI): Top 10 - TV Programs of the Year
2008: Critics' Choice Awards: Best Picture Made for TV
2008: Producers Guild Awards (PGA): Best TV Mini Series
2008: Directors Guild of America (DGA): Nominated for Best Director (Miniseries/TV Movie)
2008: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Best Adapted Screenplay (Long Form)
2008: Screen Actors Guild (SAG): Best Actor in a TV Movie or Miniseries (Giamatti) y Actress (Linney)
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