A substantial insurance payment could mean either financial salvation or personal ruin for a poor black family.

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Nominated for 3 Primetime Emmys. See more awards »
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A substantial insurance payment could mean either financial salvation or personal ruin for a poor black family.

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1 February 1989 (USA)  »

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'John Fiedler' repeats his role of Mark Lindner he played in the 1961 film version. See more »

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3 Worthwhile Hours in the Younger's Apartment
5 February 2000 | by (Detroit Michigan) – See all my reviews

This movie is almost 3 hours long and the only setting is inside one apartment. Amazingly, it is fantastic. It's like going to see a live play. The quality of the writing and the acting (especially Danny Glover) is enough to make the film supremely entertaining and uplifting.


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