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Cora Unashamed (2000)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  25 October 2000 (USA)
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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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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
Tinashe Kachingwe ...
Josephine
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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A Beautiful Film
1 June 2004 | by (ATM@7-11) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie on Masterpiece Theatre on PBS. It was so amazing in every aspect that the story, acting and production were all worthy of a major motion picture release.

People will always say (rightly so) that movies are never as good as the book, however, this movie is one of only two movies I have ever seen that are in my opinion better that the original writing they are taken from (the other being Billy Budd).

I love Langston Hughes and all, but the original short story was a little short and lacking in emotion. That being said, read the story and see this movie if you ever get the chance.


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