THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD RELEASED ON AMAZON PRIME
May 14 2021

Director of Photography James Laxton, ASC and Director Barry Jenkins have collaborated again on THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD, which releases today on Amazon Prime. Based on Colson Whitehead’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, the series follows Cora in her desperate bid for freedom in the antebellum South. After Cora escapes her master’s Georgia plantation for the rumoured Underground Railroad, she comes to discover it is not a mere metaphor, but a full-fledge railroad with engineers and conductors operating a secret network of tracks and tunnels below the Southern soil.