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Mama Flora's Family (1998)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  8 November 1998 (USA)
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The life of Flora, a poor black sharecroppers's daughter, and her family from the 1920s to the 1990s.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Mama Flora
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Young Flora
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Willie
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Luke
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Don
Wynton Yates ...
Don (Teenager)
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Diana (Teenager) (as Sicily)
Patty Mack ...
Pearl (1913-1919)
Michelle Benjamin Cooper ...
Pearl (1932-1942) (as Michelle Benjamin-Cooper)
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Pearl (1955-1970)
Wesley Yates ...
Booker Palmer (Age 8)
Preston Wigasi Brant ...
Booker Palmer (as Preston Brant)
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Albie
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Young Willie
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The life of Flora, a poor black sharecroppers's daughter, and her family from the 1920s to the 1990s.

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Flora et les siens  »

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When blood covered young Flora goes to pick up her crying baby after his father has been shot, the baby has blood on the bottom of his diaper (and on his body) that was obviously there BEFORE Flora picked him up. See more »

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Fantastic Film
13 November 1998 | by (Calumet City, IL) – See all my reviews

I was prepared not to like this film.I just thought it would be another Jane Pittman (which was great)! I was pleasantly surprised and touched. The second night I cried the whole time! The acting was superb. The plot plausible. This was a beautiful tribute to Alex Haley and his characters. Thank to the producers who shared a wonderful experience with the public.


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