Michel Jajolet de la Courbe, a French explorer and slave dealer
, described a rice dish from west Africa in the late 17th century, in which he defined chillies as "a green or red fruit, shaped like a cucumber, and with a taste resembling that of pepper".
Standouts are Paul Giamatti as a violent slave dealer
, Alfre Woodard as a slave who has managed to be released from the daily dread and Brad Pitt, who plays one of the few good white men on the plantations.
The first ballet to be screened will be "Le Corsaire," an adventurous story about a pirate trying to ravish a woman named Medora, who has been sold to a slave dealer
. Under the choreography of Marius Petipa, this ballet will most probably plunge the Lebanese audience into the Bolshoi dance ambiance.
Martha's father was John Wayles, a wealthy planter, slave dealer
, and lawyer, who had been married four times by the time Martha was thirteen.
There he became the servant of an unnamed English slave dealer
and learned the trade of buying and selling slaves.
After several indifferent international film productions, Kubrick cast him in "Spartacus" as a bemused Roman slave dealer
. The performance earned a supporting actor Oscar in 1961, and it was backed up by another fine performance in Fred Zinnemann's "The Sundowners."
An out-and-out cynic, Slave Dealer
himself wonders why Physician should show concern for the health of traitors condemned to a fate worse than death.
It would be the ethics of the slave dealer
, advocating that one always be honest about a slave's health and always pay bills promptly.
Jefferson and a slave dealer
. Occasionally, Hutchins will take on the role of a black character.
Other lead roles are danced with equal vigor and passion by Malakhov as the malicious slave dealer
, De Luz as Conrad's unfaithful cohort, and Paloma Herrera as Medora's fellow slave.
In attempting either to entrap or to escape from each other by illegitimate means, Isadora and Rutherford find themselves in bondage to the black slave dealer
. And both find themselves - in their equivalent stories - virtually married to, or in danger of marrying, the agents in that horrific enterprise: If Calhoun was to be bride to Falcon, Isadora is to be bride to Zeringue.
In spite of the slave dealers
' attempts to leave no tracks, Zeuske has patiently and elegantly recovered crucial aspects of the context in which the Amistad rebellion took place and linked them to broader processes and events from Africa and Europe to the Americas and the Caribbean.