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About the Movie
In this contemporary adaptation of Langston Hughes’ acclaimed play, single mother Naima (Jennifer Hudson) sends her teenage son Langston (Jacob Latimore) to New York to live with his estranged grandparents, Reverend Cornell and Aretha Cobbs (Forest Whitaker and Angela Bassett). Once there, Langston embarks on a journey of self-discovery in this inspiring story of faith, family and forgiveness.
Rotten Tomatoes Movie Reviews
- Reviews Counted: 82
- Fresh: 40
- Rotten: 42
- Average Rating: 5.6/10
Top Critics' Reviews
Rotten: By the time the credits rolled, my eyes were sore from all the rolling.
Fresh: Even the movie's most wretched characters glow in the Harlem lamplight.
Rotten: Takes Hughes' nativity story and shoves it into the far background of a sincere but tritely told modern drama about family, faith, and redemption.
Fresh: By the time the film reaches its biblically inspired dreamscape of a climax, "Black Nativity" qualifies as equal parts surreal and stirring.
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- Genre: Drama
- Released: 2013
- © 2013 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. All rights reserved.
- Black Nativity (Music From the Motion Picture)
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