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The Color of Friendship (2000)

TV Movie  -   -  Biography | Drama | Family  -  5 February 2000 (USA)
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A white South African girl finds herself in a difficult situation when she is sent to spend a term with a black family in America.

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Mahree Bok
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Piper Dellums
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Ron Dellums
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Roscoe Dellums
Anthony Burnett ...
Brandy Dellums
Travis Kyle Davis ...
Erik Dellums (as Travis Davis)
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Flora
Susan Danford ...
Merle Bok
Stephen Jennings ...
Pieter Bok
Michael Kanev ...
Rian Bok
Ahmad Stoner ...
Daniel
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Billy
David Rosser ...
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Reporter #2
Erik Kilpatrick ...
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Mahree Bok lives on a farm in South Africa. Her father is a policeman who cannot hide his joy when activist Steve Biko is caught by the South African authorities. Piper Dellums is the daughter of a US congressman from California and who lives in a nice home in Washington DC. When Mahree is chosen to spend a semester at the Dellums' house, she doesn't expect that her host family would be black. Nor do her hosts suspect that she is not a black South African. Written by Dragomir R. Radev <radev@cs.columbia.edu>

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Trivia

Mahree Bok's name in real life was Carrie. See more »

Goofs

Right before Mahree and the Hofmeyers drive into the protesters, you can see a shot of the car waiting for the cue to drive in. See more »

Quotes

Piper Dellums: [to Mahree] You do drink chocolate, right? Or maybe you only like vanilla.
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Connections

References Freaky Friday (1976) See more »

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Soljiering On
Written by Sammy Burdson, Jean Claude Madonne
Courtesy of Associated Production Music
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A very strong message
11 April 2002 | by (Bellevue, Washington) – See all my reviews

This is a Disney channel origanel, but it's very good. This movie can be understood and liked by kids but not be boring for adults. It contains a very strong message that even young children can appreciate. Mahree and Piper are acted superbly by Lindsey Haun and Shadia Simmons. I highly recomend it if you like very strong films. (The costumes are great and so is the music!)


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