A Raisin in the Sun

Based on Lorraine Hansberry's play about a 1950s African-American family who get the opportunity (via an insurance pay-out) to improve their lives. Featuring Sidney Poitier's legendary performance and the most noted African-American actors of the day, this stunning film shows the harsh realities of racism at the time and what one family will do to achieve their goals. A deft exploration of family, prejudice and 'the American dream'.

Year: 1961
Genre: Drama, Classic Drama, Alice's Playhouse, Classic Cinema
Country: USA
Director: Daniel Petrie
Starring: Louis Gossett Jr, Ruby Dee, Sidney Poitier, Claudia McNeil
Duration: 123 Minutes
Rating: G
Location in store: Alice's Playhouse



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