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Release Date: September 23, 1998

Year    :   1998
Slogan    :   «»
Genres    :   Drama
Production Companies    :   Nu Image, Millennium Films, Tidewater Pictures Inc.
Director    :   Susanna Styron
Producers    :   Jonathan Demme, Boaz Davidson, Avi Lerner, Elie Samaha, John Thompson, Trevor Short, Danny Dimbort, Steven Shareshian, Ric Rondell, Tracy Kilpatrick, Bridget Terry
Writers    :   Susanna Styron, Bridget Terry, William Styron
RunTime    :   88 mins.
Revenue    :   20167

In 1935, 99-year-old former slave Shadrach asks to be buried on the soil where he was born to slavery, and that land is owned by the large Dabney family, consisting of Vernon, Trixie and their seven children, and to bury a black man on that land is a violation of strict Virginia law.

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