Unformatted text preview: each other’s body fluids or excrement. The film, however, was not without its flaws. The most obvious flaw of the movie was that at times, it was too “Hollywood,” particularly the ending where Cinque, with his Roman robe and scepter (just like Nathaniel Jocelyn’s famous portrait of Cinque), faces the sun rise while on a ship back to Africa. But overall, the film was historically accurate and depicted the slave trade justly: from the inhumane treatment of slaves during the shipment, to how slaves were viewed as properties rather than human, and to the handsome profit to be had in the slave trade....
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- Spring '08
- Ivory Coast, Cinque, Kristoffer S. Jacob, infamous slave revolt