TALL IN THE SADDLE: Daniel Day-Lewis delivers an immense performance in Steven Spielberg's Lincoln.
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Steven Spielberg, with the help of Daniel Day-Lewis, gives Abe Lincoln the treatment he deserves, says Alison Rowat
Dir: Steven Spielberg
With: Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field, Tommy Lee Jones
Runtime: 150 minutes
TO gaze at the statue of America's 16th President in the Lincoln Memorial is to feel like an ant standing at the foot of a giant. One imagines the viewer is meant to have much the same reaction to Steven Spielberg's stately look at the last four months in the President's life as he strives to abolish slavery and end the Civil War.
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