The Underground Railroad
Amazon | Drama, | TV Series (2021-2021)
Thuso Mbedu, Chase W. Dillon, Joel Edgerton
Follow young Cora’s journey as she makes a desperate bid for freedom in the antebellum South. After escaping her Georgia plantation for the rumored Underground Railroad, Cora discovers no mere metaphor, but an actual railroad full of engineers and conductors, and a secret network of tracks and tunnels beneath the Southern soil.
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Chapter 1: GeorgiaMiniseriesWhen Caesar convinces Cora to escape from Randall plantation in Georgia their lives are irrevocably changed. They discover the impossible in an underground railroad which takes them on an unexpected journey and reveals the true face of America.
Chapter 2: South CarolinaMiniseriesGriffin, South Carolina – a seeming paradise of progress and racial harmony that hides dark secrets, especially the secrets of “Bessie" and "Christian." Meanwhile, bounty hunter Arnold Ridgeway begins his pursuit of Cora.
Chapter 3: North CarolinaMiniseriesCora reaches a dangerous small town in North Carolina where she must secret away in an abolitionist’s attic while putting everyone’s lives in danger.
Chapter 4: The Great SpiritMiniseriesA young Arnold Ridgeway comes of age while testing his belief in The Great Spirit.
Chapter 5: Tennessee - ExodusMiniseriesCaptured by Ridgeway, Cora is forced to travel across the barren inferno of Tennessee. She shares the perilous journey with Jasper, a noble runaway filled with inner-strength.
Chapter 6: Tennessee - ProverbsMiniseriesFor Arnold Ridgeway, a journey home reveals that "the past is not past." And a chance encounter with a freedman named Royal gives Cora new hope.
Chapter 7: Fanny BriggsMiniseriesLet the fire burn.
Chapter 8: Indiana AutumnMiniseriesRoyal brings Cora to Valentine Farm, a thriving Black community and vineyard on the bountiful Indiana frontier. Carrying the scars of her journey, Cora struggles to find peace in this new home.
Chapter 9: Indiana WinterMiniseriesCora’s presence as a fugitive ignites tensions amongst the Valentine community. Just as she was beginning to make this her home, chaos reigns.
Chapter 10: MabelMiniseriesIn this tale of motherhood, the beginning is the end is the beginning... for both mother and daughter.
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