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Oprah Winfrey and Danny Glover play the unforgettable lead roles in a powerful, widely acclaimed cinematic triumph from Academy Award®-winning director, Jonathan Demme. On a difficult journey to find freedom, Sethe (Winfrey) is constantly confronted by the secrets that have haunted her for years. Then, an old friend from out of her past (Glover) unexpectedly reenters her life. With his help, Sethe may finally be able to rediscover who she is and regain her lost sense of hope. Also featuring outstanding performances from Thandie Newton and Lisa Gay Hamilton.
© 1998 Touchstone Pictures
Rotten Tomatoes® Score
Critics Consensus: A powerful, emotional and successful film adaptation of the original novel.
Okay, great performances, nice to look at -- but what this movie is missing is something to hold it together in the middle.
June 20, 2017
Palo Alto Weekly
June 17, 2017
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- Release Date:October 16, 1998
- Languages:English, Spanish
- Captions:English, Spanish
- Audio Format:5.1
- Screen Pass Eligible:Yes
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