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The Color of Love: Jacey's Story (2000)

Louis Gossett, Jr. and Gena Rowlands find themselves in a dispute over the custody of a young adorable bi-racial girl, who just happens to be their grandchild. The child's (Jacey's) parents... See full summary »

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Sheldon Larry

Writer:

Nancey Silvers
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Gena Rowlands ... Georgia Porter
Louis Gossett Jr. ... Lou Hastings
Penny Fuller ... Madeleine Porter
Stella Parton ... Ellen Fuller
Helen Floyd Helen Floyd ... Betty Watson
Monica Parker ... May Bolton
Penny Bae Bridges ... Jacey Hastings
Michael Burgess Michael Burgess ... Dr. Rose
Bev Appleton Bev Appleton ... Joe Porter
Sonny Shroyer ... Larry Summer
Christen Compton Christen Compton ... Lily-Joe
Michael Harding ... Dr. Peterson (as Mike Harding)
James Martin Jr. James Martin Jr. ... Minister (as Jim Martin Jr.)
Elizabeth Omilami ... Kayla Alex (as Elizabeth Omilani)
Elaine Nalee ... Women in Park
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Louis Gossett, Jr. and Gena Rowlands find themselves in a dispute over the custody of a young adorable bi-racial girl, who just happens to be their grandchild. The child's (Jacey's) parents are Gossett's son and Rowland's daughter, and have died in a tragic accident leaving the granddaughter's custody up in the air. Both grandparents want custody, but Rowlands is an older Southern woman who still easily sees the difference between black and white, and it is deeper than just skin color. Gossett is also older and not without his preconceived notions of whites either, but together, they get to know each other as people, not stereotypes, through the love of a grandchild. Written by India Mitchell

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Lou and Georgia saw the world in black and white... Until a child showed them...

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Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 March 2000 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Georgia See more »

Filming Locations:

Wilmington, North Carolina, USA

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Beautifully performed and directed story of individuals changing of attitudes..
23 March 2000 | by dewey22See all my reviews

Gina Rowlands continues to improve her acting. This is her best performance and would warrant viewing for her alone. Lou Gossett gives his usual fine performance along with the rest of the cast. The director had many opportunities to "ham it" but didn't. Instead he kept the prejudicial responses of all individuals within the realm reason.


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