The Long Walk Home (1990)
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The Long Walk Home (1990)

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Whoopi Goldberg is Odessa Carter, a quietly dignified woman, who works as a housekeeper for Miriam Thompson (Sissy Spacek). When Odessa honors the 1955 Montgomery, Alabama, bus boycott by walking an exhausting nine miles to and from work, Miriam offers he… View More
Genres Drama
Director Richard Pearce
Starring Sissy Spacek, Whoopi Goldberg, Dwight Schultz, Ving Rhames View More
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Movie Summary

Whoopi Goldberg is Odessa Carter, a quietly dignified woman, who works as a housekeeper for Miriam Thompson (Sissy Spacek). 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 (Dwight Schultz) 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.
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Movie Details

Genres Drama
Director Richard Pearce
Starring Sissy Spacek, Whoopi Goldberg, Dwight Schultz, Ving Rhames, Dylan Baker, Erika Alexander, Lexi Faith Randall, Richard Habersham, Jason Weaver
Studio Name Lionsgate
Release Date 1990
VUDU Release Date 01/29/2013
Rating PG About Ratings
Running Time 95 minutes
Language English
Audio Tracks SD/Enhanced Widescreen, Dolby Digital

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