Oprah Winfrey and Danny Glover play the unforgettable lead roles in a powerful, widely acclaimed cinematic triumph from Academy Award(R)-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.

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Ratings and Reviews

3.5 out of 5
20 Ratings
20 Ratings

78% TOMATOMETER

  • Average 7.1/10
  • Fresh 52
  • Rotten 15

Critics Consensus: A powerful, emotional and successful film adaptation of the original novel.

Information

Studio
Touchstone Pictures
Genre
Drama
Released
Copyright
© 1998 Touchstone Pictures. All Rights Reserved.

Languages

Primary
English (Audio Description, Stereo, Dolby 5.1)

Accessibility

CC
Closed captions refer to subtitles in the available language with addition of relevant nondialogue information.
AD
Audio description refers to a narration track describing what is happening on screen to provide context for those who are blind or have low vision.

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