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The long walk home

Call Number

  • DVD DRAMA (EAS, OSH, POW)

Languages

Closed-captioned.

Performers

Sissy Spacek, Whoopi Goldberg, Dwight Schultz, Ving Rhames, Dylan Baker, Erika Alexander, Lexi Randall, Jason Weaver, Chelcie Ross ; narrated by Mary Steenburgen.

Publication Information

[Santa Monica, Calif.] : Lions Gate Films, [2013]

Physical Description

1 videodisc (approximately 98 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.

Audience

MPAA rating: PG.

Summary

Odessa Cotter is a quiet, dignified woman who works as a housekeeper for Miriam Thompson. When Odessa honors the 1955 Montgomery, Alabama, bus boycott by walking an exhausting nine miles to and from work, Miriam offers her a ride. Defying both Miriam's racist husband, and the powerful White Citizen's Council, Miriam and Odessa put their lives in danger for civil rights. Their shared experiences draw them closer as a deep respect and lasting friendship forms. Together, in a difficult world of black versus white, they manage to discover a common ground.

Notes

Title from container.

Originally released as a motion picture in 1990.

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