The Sky Is Gray (1980)
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The Sky Is Gray (1980)

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From Ernest J. Gaines, author of "The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman," comes a deceptively simple, yet emotionally complex tale of a young boy's discovery of what it's like to be black in Louisiana during the 1940's. James, the boy in question, has a … View More
Genres Drama
Director Stan Lathan
Starring Olivia Cole, James Bond III, Margaret Avery, Cleavon Little View More
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Movie Summary

From Ernest J. Gaines, author of "The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman," comes a deceptively simple, yet emotionally complex tale of a young boy's discovery of what it's like to be black in Louisiana during the 1940's. James, the boy in question, has a raging toothache that necessitates a trip to the dentist. His mother (played by Emmy-winner Olivia Cole), accompanies James to town on an eye-opening odyssey where the boy gains valuable insights into poverty, racism - and his own sense of pride. With an exciting musical score by Webster Lewis, this multi-award winning film explores a child's discovery that the world is a complicated place... where things are never truly black or white... only shades of gray.
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Movie Details

Genres Drama
Director Stan Lathan
Starring Olivia Cole, James Bond III, Margaret Avery, Cleavon Little, Chez Lister, Susan French, Hal Williams, Macon McCalman, Clinton Derricks-Carroll
Studio Name Monterey Media
Release Date 1980
VUDU Release Date 11/02/2011
Rating Not Rated About Ratings
Running Time 43 minutes
Language English
Audio Tracks SD/Full Frame, Dolby Digital

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