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Raisin in the Sun, A

Raisin in the Sun, A(1989)

Also Known As: American Playhouse (02/01/89) |

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A TV adaptation of the Lorraine Hansberry drama about race relations in America in the 1950s. It is the story of a black American family torn between a mother's pursuit of the middle-class dream, and her son's desire to begin a new life.

Cast & Crew

Bill Duke Director
Danny Glover Walter Lee Younger
Esther Rolle Lena Younger
Starletta DuPois Ruth Younger
Kim Yancey Beneatha Younger
Lou Ferguson Joseph Asagai
Kimble Joyner Travis Younger
Helen Martin Mrs Johnson
Joseph C Phillips George Murchison
John Fiedler Karl Lindner
Ron O J Parson 1st Moving Man
Charles Watts 2nd Moving Man
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MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info: 
Release Date:  1989 Production Date: 
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Sound:  Production Co:  Robert Nemiroff-Jaki Brown-Tony Livingston-Josephine Abady Productions .....Production Company, Public Television Playhouse .....Production Company, .....Production Company, .....Production Company, Thirteen/Wnet .....Production Company
Duration(mins):  Country:  not available
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  • A MUST SEE VERSION!

    TONYA STEWART 2008-03-31

    DANNY GLOVER AND ESTER ROLE REALLY BRING THE CHARACTERS ALIVE IN THIS REMAKE OF THE CLASSIC. I HAVE SEEN THE ORIGINAL AS WELL AS THE RECENT VERSION... MORE>