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Ashes and Embers (1982)

A troubled Vietnam veteran hoping to forget the war and reconnect with American life struggles with disillusionment, self-worth, and cynicism.

Director:

Haile Gerima

Writer:

Haile Gerima
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Cast

Credited cast:
John Anderson John Anderson ... Ned Charles
Evelyn A. Blackwell Evelyn A. Blackwell ... Grandma
Norman Blalock Norman Blalock ... Jim
Kathy Flewellen Kathy Flewellen ... Liza Jane
Uwezo Flewellen Uwezo Flewellen ... Kimathi
Bernard Nicolas Bernard Nicolas ... Veteran (as Bernard Nicholas)
Vantile Whitfield Vantile Whitfield ... (as Vantile Whitfield)
Barry Wiggins ... Randolph
Billy Woodberry Billy Woodberry ... Veteran
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A troubled Vietnam veteran hoping to forget the war and reconnect with American life struggles with disillusionment, self-worth, and cynicism.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 November 1982 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Second Coming See more »

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Production Co:

Mypheduh Films See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
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The title of the film is given at the beginning of the closing credits as "The Second Coming". The opening credits consist of the title only as "Ashes and Embers". See more »

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References The Jazz Singer (1980) See more »

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