Lincoln is a 2012 American epic historical drama film directed by Steven Spielberg, starring Daniel Day-Lewis as United States President Abraham Lincoln and Sally Field as Mary Todd Lincoln. The screenplay by Tony Kushner was loosely based on Doris Kearns Goodwin's biography Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln, and covers the final four months of Lincoln's life, focusing on the President's efforts in January 1865 to have the Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution passed by the United States House of Representatives. Wikipedia
Lincoln is a member of the following lists: American films, English-language films, American Civil War films, American drama films, 20th Century Fox films, Films featuring a Best Actor Academy Award winning performance, Films based on actual events, Films whose art director won the Best Art Direction Academy Award, Films about politicians and Films set in Washington, D.C..
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(Lincoln's late-night cabinet meeting is interrupted by a call to drive with Mary to Ford's Theater) Abraham Lincoln: It's time for me to go. But I would rather stay.