A plantation owner's son falls in love with a slave named Easter and together they have a Mixed race daughter named Queen. As Queen grows up, she faces the struggle of trying to fit into ... See full summary »
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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 5 wins & 12 nominations. See more awards »
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 Sally Jackson (3 episodes, 1993)
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 Lizzie (3 episodes, 1993)
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 Col. James Jackson Jr. (3 episodes, 1993)
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 Parson Dick (3 episodes, 1993)
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 Alec Haley (3 episodes, 1993)
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 Easter (3 episodes, 1993)
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 James Jackson Sr. (3 episodes, 1993)
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 Dora (3 episodes, 1993)
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 Cap'n Jack (3 episodes, 1993)
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 Queen (3 episodes, 1993)
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 Mr. Cherry (2 episodes, 1993)
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 Queen / ... (2 episodes, 1993)
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 Davis (2 episodes, 1993)
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 Henderson (2 episodes, 1993)
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 Mrs. Benson (2 episodes, 1993)
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 Mrs. Henderson (2 episodes, 1993)
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 Mr. Benson (2 episodes, 1993)
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 Jane (2 episodes, 1993)
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 Simon (2 episodes, 1993)
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 Perkins (2 episodes, 1993)
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 Mrs. Perkins (2 episodes, 1993)
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 Union Officer (2 episodes, 1993)
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 Alfred (2 episodes, 1993)
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 Wesley (2 episodes, 1993)
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 Sarah Jackson (2 episodes, 1993)
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 Kirkman (2 episodes, 1993)
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 Doctor (2 episodes, 1993)
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 Young Confederate Soldier / ... (2 episodes, 1993)
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A plantation owner's son falls in love with a slave named Easter and together they have a Mixed race daughter named Queen. As Queen grows up, she faces the struggle of trying to fit into the troubled world around her. She tries passing for white, but it leads to sorrow in post-Civil War America. Everywhere she goes, she faces obstacles and hardships while searching for happiness and a place to belong. Written by Anonymous

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Discover The Roots Of A New Generation.

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Halle Berry suffered a tailbone injury while riding one of the horses in a filmed scene. See more »

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Queen: Home is where you are loved.
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Sorry I never commented on this before

Wow! Wait...Wait.WOW!

It is very interesting that a lot of the actors that played memorable characters in the film have pretty good careers today. I was looking at the list and I was like, "He was not in that film!" "WHAT".

Again, if you look at my other comments, you will know that I love epic films and this was another one my parents just bothered to record when it played on TV years ago. (I really need to thank my parents for taking the time one of these days.) Again, this is a film I last saw in 1998. I made sure I watched it when I left it, stupidly enough, so that I could remember the entire thing as long as possible. Halle was awesome, her attitude, body language, speech, she was made for this role, and I could say vice versa. This is the one movie that made me acknowledge the fact (when she was still Oscarless) that she indeed deserved, and would soon be getting an Oscar. She conveyed the passion and pain of her character's journey. Indeed, I cannot distinguish Halle from Queen in my mind, they are synonymous. It was well written, well casted, and well received by me. If you doubt me, take a look at the full casting list and you might be surprised. If you can, watch it!

I must add that the only reason why I left these two films behind is because I was so sure they were big here and would be easy to find/buy. I am so sorry I was wrong. It's just another reflection on America's media content choices. Films with history, meat, and bone often get neglected and relegated to the bottom feeders. I guess because they are educational to some degree...hey, don't hate, be honest, I think it's true.


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