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Cora Unashamed (2000)

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Set in the 1930's Iowa, where the Cora's family live as the community's only African-Americans. and supported only by Cora's being a housekeeper to the Studevants. When tragedy strikes, will Cora's speak the truth...with consequences?

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(as Deborah M. Pratt)

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(short story), (teleplay)
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Cora Jenkins
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Lizbeth Studevant
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Jessie at 18
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Arthur Studevant
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Joe
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Dr. Siebels
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Ma Jenkins
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Josephine (as Tinashe Kachingwe)
Molly Graham ...
Jessie at 5
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Willie Matsoulis
Tiffany M. Wren ...
Mary at 13
Melissa Albright ...
Mary at 26
Tom Woodward ...
Reverend Macelroy
Bethany Larson ...
Muriel Debord
David Fritts ...
Tom Debord
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Set in the 1930's Iowa, where the Cora's family live as the community's only African-Americans. and supported only by Cora's being a housekeeper to the Studevants. When tragedy strikes, will Cora's speak the truth...with consequences?

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25 October 2000 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Küzdelem az igazságért  »

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REGINA TAYLOR IS THE FINEST ACTRESS I HAVE EVER HAD THE PLEASURE TO SEEING ON THE SCREEN.
11 December 2000 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

I have just finished watching Cora Unashamed. I wish I had not waited to see it. I enjoyed it immensely. The best thing about it is the performances of Regina Taylor and Cherry Jones. I have never been so riveted to a screen in all my life and I have viewed a lot of movies. The tension between the two characters was so apparent and the weakness of the father in the family was absolutely disturbing. I commend all the actors in this fine film but most notably, Regina Taylor and Cherry Jones. I look forward to enjoying their future performances.


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