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 and his remaining army take a last stand as more federal troops descend upon Harper’s Ferry. With John Brown captured, Onion, truly on his own, risks his life to say his goodbyes to Brown.
The Good Lord Bird Series
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Production & Filming Details
- Release Date: 15 November 2020.
- Running Time: 46-57 minutes.
- Rating: Unknown.
- Country: US.
- Language: English.