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America's Dream (1996)

PG-13 | | Drama | TV Movie 17 February 1996
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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(story "The Reunion"), (story "The Boy Who Painted Christ Black") | 3 more credits »
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Silas (segment "Long Black Song")
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George Du Vaul (segment "The Boy Who Painted Christ Black")
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Philomena (segment "The Reunion")
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David (segment "Long Black Song")
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Aaron (segment "The Boy Who Painted Christ Black")
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Beth Ann (segment "The Boy Who Painted Christ Black")
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Elna Du Vaul (segment "The Boy Who Painted Christ Black")
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Sarah (segment "Long Black Song")
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Cal (segment "The Boy Who Painted Christ Black")
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Willie (segment "The Boy Who Painted Christ Black")
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Mr. Harper (segment "Long Black Song") (as Daniel Tucker Kamin)
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Lara (segment "The Boy Who Painted Christ Black") (as Rae'ven A'lyia Kelly)
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Prof. Daniel (segment "The Boy Who Painted Christ Black")
Summer Ross Jefferson ...
Young Philomena #1 (segment "The Boy Who Painted Christ Black")
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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 student. "The Reunion": a jazz singer recalls her troubled youth.

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Rated PG-13 for a scene of sexuality | See all certifications »
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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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