In 1950s Massachusetts, a wealthy black woman engaged to a poor white beatnik learns about her family history. The stories revolve around the racial and class complexities of interracial and class-based marriages.
This biography of Dorothy Dandridge follows her career through early days on the club circuit with her sister to her turn in movies, including becoming the first black actress to win a Best... See full summary »
Klaus Maria Brandauer
A plantation owner's son falls in love with a slave named Easter and together they have a Mixed race daughter named Queen. As Queen grows up, she faces the struggle of trying to fit into ... See full summary »
A rich man's wife finds she has a bad prenuptial agreement with an even worse husband. Over drinks with a stranger, she fantasizes about doing her husband in to void the prenupt. The ... See full summary »
Amy Holden Jones
A bunch of high school misfits in Hawaii, introduced by their new teacher, attend a science fair in which they draw up inspiration to build their own solar car and win a trip to compete in the 1990 World Solar Challenge in Australia.
A drama set in the 1920s, where free-spirited Janie Crawford's search for happiness leads her through several different marriages, challenging the morals of her small town. Based on the novel by Zora Neale Hurston.
A drama centered on a go-go dancer with multiple personality disorder who struggles to remain her true self and begins working with a psychotherapist to uncover the mystery of the inner ghosts that haunt her.
An African-American baby, abandoned by his crack addicted mother is adopted by a white social worker and her husband. Several years later, the baby's mother finds out her son is not dead, as she thought before and goes to court to get him back.Written by
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Khaila could not have known that Isaiah "liked to play with blocks", since she had not had him with her while he was growing up from infancy, and he'd always just sullenly moped around whenever he was at her apartment and never wanted to play or interact with the other children at day-care, so Khaila would never have seen Isaiah when he was truly just "at play" and thus learned what toys were his favorites. See more »
Any animal can give birth. That doesn't make it a mother.
Are you calling me an animal? If you think you're going to just take my baby from me like some puppy from a pound, you got another thing coming, lady!
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I'm living this nightmare. The courts for the most part don't care about the emotional well-being of children, they are hell-bent on returning the children to the biological mother, regardless of any history. I have a stepdaughter, who is now 23 years old. 5 years ago, she gives birth to a baby girl, mixed race but irrelevant in my story, leaves the baby at my house. Motherhood interferes with the more important things in life, which is partying, getting drunk, high, and getting laid on a daily basis. The child is left with my wife and I, "mom" only shows up when she needs something at one point 14 months go she doesn't call, or show up. When she finally does, it's to "borrow" money for an abortion, she shows up at my house and doesn't even acknowledge her daughter is even in the room.In the meantime, I hired a lawyer and got permanent custody. I won the case by default, "mom" failed to show up in court.
5 years go by. My wife and I are raising this beautiful girl as our own. Meanwhile, "mom" has another baby, a boy. One day, children's protective service shows up at our house with an 8 month old boy in tow. After numerous complaints, mostly because she would leave him with unsuspecting people who agreed to babysit the boy for weeks at a time, and removed him from her custody. Naturally, the obvious place to bring the boy was our house.
To bring this to an end, now we are in a custody battle. The court gives the evil stepdaughter a lawyer. Not only does she want the boy back, but the 5 year old girl as well.Court case has been dragging out for a year now, 5 year old girl, has no idea what's going on. She knows her mother only as some obnoxious woman that comes over once in a while. The judge,a middle age single woman with short hair and "comfortable" shoes, if you get my meaning, has given the stepdaughter every benefit of the doubt, and treats my wife and I like the villain in all of this at every turn. At this point, I'm convinced this is not going to end well, and not in the best interest of the children. I am especially concerned about the 5 year old, who has been with my wife and I since the day she was born and knows no other home but ours.
So to those that said the plot is unrealistic, I can tell you from experience that it is not.
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