One quiet voice can ignite a revolution. Inspired by a True Story.
An African American's eyewitness accounts of major events of the 20th century from his vantage point as a butler in the White House. Forest Whitaker stars in the title role of the true story of Cecil Gaines who was a butler in the White House for over 50 years starting in the Eisenhower administration. He was there, and influenced the presidents, during the Vietnam War, the civil rights movement and the historic turning points of history. Oprah Winfrey plays his wife and Lenny Kravitz plays his son who becomes a radical member of the civil rights movement.
- Rated: PG-13 for some violence and disturbing images, language, sexual material, thematic elements and smoking.