Mama Flora reflects on her life while trying to help her grand-daughter get her life right and be a better mother for her son. All while bringing the family she has left back together. Movies takes place from the 1910s to the 1970s.
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 Mama Flora (2 episodes, 1998)
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 Young Flora (2 episodes, 1998)
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 Willie (2 episodes, 1998)
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 Diana (2 episodes, 1998)
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 Luke (2 episodes, 1998)
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 Don (2 episodes, 1998)
Wynton Yates ...
 Don (Teenager) (2 episodes, 1998)
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 Diana (Teenager) (2 episodes, 1998)
Patty Mack ...
 Pearl (1913-1919) (2 episodes, 1998)
Michelle Benjamin Cooper ...
 Pearl (1932-1942) (2 episodes, 1998)
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 Pearl (1955-1970) (2 episodes, 1998)
Wesley Yates ...
 Booker Palmer (Age 8) (2 episodes, 1998)
Preston Wigasi Brant ...
 Booker Palmer (2 episodes, 1998)
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 Albie (2 episodes, 1998)
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 Young Willie (2 episodes, 1998)
Tommy Hollis ...
 Reverend Jackson (2 episodes, 1998)
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 Ernestine (2 episodes, 1998)
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 Ben (2 episodes, 1998)
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 Ruthana (Teenager) (2 episodes, 1998)
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 Booker Palmer (Adult) (2 episodes, 1998)
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 Jessica (2 episodes, 1998)
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 Mrs. Hopkins (Younger Woman) (2 episodes, 1998)
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 Mrs. Hopkins (Older Woman) (2 episodes, 1998)
Carol Mitchell-leon ...
 Flora's Mama (2 episodes, 1998)
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 Ab (2 episodes, 1998)
Tom Even ...
 Judge Bennett (2 episodes, 1998)
Tom Turbiville ...
 Officer Kowalski (2 episodes, 1998)
Patrick Reid Binion ...
 Officer Vizzo (2 episodes, 1998)
Johnny Cenicola ...
 Sam Phillips (Age 8) (2 episodes, 1998)
Mitchell Laurance ...
 State's Attorney (2 episodes, 1998)
Kathryn Firago ...
 Mrs. Phillips (2 episodes, 1998)
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 Lincoln (2 episodes, 1998)
Timothy Michaels ...
 Kevin Hopkins (Young Man) (2 episodes, 1998)
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 Deacon Sanford (2 episodes, 1998)
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 Flora's Pa (2 episodes, 1998)
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 Sam Phillips (Young Man) (2 episodes, 1998)
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 Bessie (2 episodes, 1998)
Jody Thompson ...
 Another Boy (2 episodes, 1998)
Benji Wilhoite ...
 White Boy (2 episodes, 1998)
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 Johnny Metzer (2 episodes, 1998)
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 Charlie (1912) (2 episodes, 1998)
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 Charlie (1941) (2 episodes, 1998)
John Lawhorn ...
 Porter #1 (2 episodes, 1998)
Endia Yates ...
 Ruthana (Age 5) (2 episodes, 1998)
Cekoya Tolbert ...
 Ruthana (Age 10) (2 episodes, 1998)
David Kote ...
 Louis (2 episodes, 1998)
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 Ralph (2 episodes, 1998)
Stuart Culpepper ...
 General Whitlow (2 episodes, 1998)
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 Kevin Hopkins (Older Man) (2 episodes, 1998)
J. White Burton ...
 Mary Mitchell (2 episodes, 1998)
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 Mr. Anderson (2 episodes, 1998)
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 Clerk (1955) (2 episodes, 1998)
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 Foreman (2 episodes, 1998)
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 Gavin Hopkins (2 episodes, 1998)
Angela Thigpen ...
 Victoria (2 episodes, 1998)
Georgia Allen ...
 Nana Fleming (2 episodes, 1998)
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 Black Soldier (2 episodes, 1998)
Bob King ...
 Farmer (1920) (2 episodes, 1998)
Kedren Werner ...
 Maertha (2 episodes, 1998)
Eliott Keener ...
 Medicine Man (2 episodes, 1998)
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 Older Nurse (2 episodes, 1998)
Gerald Brown ...
 Another Man (1941) (2 episodes, 1998)
Ron Leggett ...
 Hank (2 episodes, 1998)
Annie Joe Edwards ...
 Landlady (2 episodes, 1998)
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 Man (1941) (2 episodes, 1998)
Erik Kilpatrick ...
 Reggie (2 episodes, 1998)
Libby Whittemore ...
 Nurse (2 episodes, 1998)
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 Woman with Baby (2 episodes, 1998)
Richie Dye ...
 Star Café Manager (2 episodes, 1998)
Mert Hatfield ...
 Sheriff (2 episodes, 1998)
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 Waitress (2 episodes, 1998)
Wendy Boatright ...
 Shapely Blonde (2 episodes, 1998)
Craig Winkleman ...
 Young Man (2 episodes, 1998)
James Mayberry ...
 Blood Donor #1 (2 episodes, 1998)
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 Public Defender (2 episodes, 1998)
Scott Oliver ...
 Judge Hogan (2 episodes, 1998)
Antonne Broussard ...
 Juror (2 episodes, 1998)
Joe Cobb Jr. ...
 Dock Worker #2 (2 episodes, 1998)
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 Bar Patron (2 episodes, 1998)
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 Slave (2 episodes, 1998)
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 Dancer (2 episodes, 1998)
Davontae Jones ...
 Malcolm (Age 4) (2 episodes, 1998)
Javontae Jones ...
 Malcolm (Age 4) (2 episodes, 1998)
Kevin Kersey ...
 Young Kevin (2 episodes, 1998)
Tina King ...
 House Maid (2 episodes, 1998)
Earl Maddox ...
 Racist (2 episodes, 1998)
Faye Yvette McQueen ...
 Dancer (2 episodes, 1998)
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 Lincoln Fleming (2 episodes, 1998)
Kalaab Morton ...
 Malcolm: Baby (2 episodes, 1998)
Kameron Morton ...
 Malcolm: Baby (2 episodes, 1998)
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 Jason (2 episodes, 1998)
Dij Sparkx ...
 Biker / ... (2 episodes, 1998)
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Mama Flora reflects on her life while trying to help her grand-daughter get her life right and be a better mother for her son. All while bringing the family she has left back together. Movies takes place from the 1910s to the 1970s.

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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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Spectacular!!
25 May 1999 | by (Hollywood Ca) – See all my reviews

I must admit i found this piece of work to be a great tribute to Alex Haley and my hat goes off to Cicely Tyson who still has the great ability to make us feel. I must say that Queen Latifah (Dana Owens) is such a talent (Whew!!)I also thought that Hill Harper,Blair Underwood,Leland L.Jones and of course the rest of the cast were well picked. Much success to all the cast and crew especially to Director Peter WernerIII for seeing the vision and making it come to life before our eyes.


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