The long walk home / New Visions Pictures presents, a Howard W. Koch, Jr., Dave Bell Associates production ; written by John Cork ; produced by Howard Koch, Jr., Dave Bell ; directed by Richard Pearce.

Contributor(s): Pearce, Richard, 1943- | Cork, John | Koch, Howard W, 1945- | Bell, Dave, 1932- | Fenton, George [cmp] | Spacek, Sissy | Goldberg, Whoopi, 1955- | Schultz, Dwight | Rhames, Ving, 1961- | Alexander, Erika | Steenburgen, Mary | Dave Bell Associates | New Visions Pictures | Lions Gate Entertainment (Firm) | Miramax FilmsMaterial type: FilmFilmLanguage: English Original language: English Subtitle language: English Publication details: [Santa Monica, Calif.] : Lionsgate : Miramax, [2013?]Edition: Full screenDescription: 1 videodisc (approximately 96 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 inSubject(s): Montgomery Bus Boycott, Montgomery, Ala., 1955-1956 -- Drama | Racism -- Alabama -- Montgomery -- Drama | Interracial friendship -- Drama | Housekeepers -- Drama | Women -- Alabama -- Montgomery -- Drama | Alabama -- Race relations -- DramaLOC classification: PN1997 | .L664 2013Production credits: Music, George Fenton ; edited by Bill Yahraus ; director of photography, Roger Deakins.Cast: Sissy Spacek, Whoopi Goldberg, Dwight Schultz, Ving Rhames, Dylan Baker, Erika Alexander.Narrated by Mary Steenburgen.Summary: Odessa Cotter, a quiet and dignified black woman, works as a housekeeper for Miriam Thompson in 1955 Montgomery, Alabama. When Martin Luther King organizes a boycott of the city bus system, Odessa begins walking to and from work. Miriam decides to support her housekeeper, defying both her racist husband and the powerful White Citizen's Council. Soon, the two women are brought together in a lasting friendship that puts their lives in danger in the early days of the civil rights struggle.
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Intercultural Communications


DVD; full screen, 1.33:1; Region 1; Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo surround.

Closed captioned in English.

Sissy Spacek, Whoopi Goldberg, Dwight Schultz, Ving Rhames, Dylan Baker, Erika Alexander.

Narrated by Mary Steenburgen.

Music, George Fenton ; edited by Bill Yahraus ; director of photography, Roger Deakins.

Originally released as a motion picture in 1990.

Feature Film.

Rating: PG.

Odessa Cotter, a quiet and dignified black woman, works as a housekeeper for Miriam Thompson in 1955 Montgomery, Alabama. When Martin Luther King organizes a boycott of the city bus system, Odessa begins walking to and from work. Miriam decides to support her housekeeper, defying both her racist husband and the powerful White Citizen's Council. Soon, the two women are brought together in a lasting friendship that puts their lives in danger in the early days of the civil rights struggle.

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