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America's Dream (1996)

TV Movie  |  PG-13  |   |  Drama  |  17 February 1996 (USA)
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Three tales of African-American characters. "Long Black Song": a farmer with an unfaithful wife. "The Boy Who Painted Christ Black": school principal defends a controversial work by his ... See full summary »


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Silas (segment "Long Black Song")
George Du Vaul (segment "The Boy Who Painted Christ Black")
Philomena (segment "The Reunion")
David (segment "Long Black Song")
Aaron (segment "The Boy Who Painted Christ Black")
Beth Ann (segment "The Boy Who Painted Christ Black")
Elna Du Vaul (segment "The Boy Who Painted Christ Black")
Sarah (segment "Long Black Song")
Cal (segment "The Boy Who Painted Christ Black")
Willie (segment "The Boy Who Painted Christ Black")
Mr. Harper (segment "Long Black Song") (as Daniel Tucker Kamin)
Lara (segment "The Boy Who Painted Christ Black") (as Rae'ven A'lyia Kelly)
Timothy Carhart ...
Prof. Daniel (segment "The Boy Who Painted Christ Black")
Summer Ross Jefferson ...
Young Philomena #1 (segment "The Boy Who Painted Christ Black")


Three tales of African-American characters. "Long Black Song": a farmer with an unfaithful wife. "The Boy Who Painted Christ Black": school principal defends a controversial work by his student. "The Reunion": a jazz singer recalls her troubled youth.

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Should have kept my trap shut
27 July 2001 | by (Houston, Texas) – See all my reviews

We had just wrapped filming Long Black Song. It was great having only four actors in the cast and Kevin was a terrific director. When we leaving the set Danny Glover came over to me, and with a big hug lifted me off the floor and said "Man I love you, you're great, I wanna do another picture with you." I laughed and said "Don't give me that Hollywood bull***t" ( couldn't believe I said that, but I did mean it). He put me down and said "What makes you think that's Hollywood bull***t ?" "Because", I said " I've heard it too many times before". Danny protested "Well not from me you haven't ! ". And yes, we never made another film together. I do admire Danny though. He works hard, is committed to his craft, spends money for the betterment of others, and is really a man's man. I am proud LBS got so much recognition in France. Tate Donovan is great to work with, too and has a great sense of humor.

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