The Good Lord Bird is a 2020 American historical drama miniseries, based on the 2013 novel of the same name by James McBride.
Ethan Hawke stars as abolitionist John Brown in this series based on the novel. “Onion” is a fictional enslaved boy who becomes a member of Brown’s family of abolitionist soldiers and finds himself in the 1859 raid at Harpers Ferry.
John Brown travels north with Onion, taking refuge at the home of Frederick Douglass and his two wives. When Brown and Douglass clash over methodology, Onion discovers just how complex the fight for justice and human equality really is.
The Good Lord Bird Series
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Production & Filming Details
- Release Date: 18 October 2020.
- Running Time: 46-57 minutes.
- Rating: Unknown.
- Country: US.
- Language: English.