A Raisin in the Sun (1961)
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A Raisin in the Sun (1961)

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A RAISIN IN THE SUN is a groundbreaking drama celebrating the human spirit, featuring an electrifying performance by winner Sidney Poitier. The Younger family, frustrated with living in their crowded Chicago apartment, sees the arrival of a $10,000 insura… View More
Genres Drama
Director Daniel Petrie
Starring Sidney Poitier, Claudia McNeil, Ruby Dee, Diana Sands View More
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Movie Summary

A RAISIN IN THE SUN is a groundbreaking drama celebrating the human spirit, featuring an electrifying performance by winner Sidney Poitier. The Younger family, frustrated with living in their crowded Chicago apartment, sees the arrival of a $10,000 insurance check as the answer to their prayers. Matriarch Lena Younger (Claudia McNeil) promptly puts a down payment on a house in an all-white suburban neighborhood. But the family is divided when Lena entrusts the balance of the money to her mercurial son Walter Lee (Poitier), against the wishes of her daughter (Diana Sands) and daughter-in-law (Ruby Dee). It takes the strength and integrity of this African-American family to battle against generations of prejudice to try to achieve their piece of the American Dream.
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Movie Details

Genres Drama
Director Daniel Petrie
Starring Sidney Poitier, Claudia McNeil, Ruby Dee, Diana Sands, Ivan Dixon, Louis Gossett, Jr., Stephen Perry, John Fiedler, Joel Fluellen
Studio Name Sony Pictures
Release Date 1961
VUDU Release Date 05/13/2010
Rating Not Rated About Ratings
Running Time 128 minutes
Language English
Audio Tracks SD/Enhanced Widescreen, Dolby Digital

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