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Native Son

1986
1h 51m
Drama/Romance
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Cast

Victor Love (Bigger Thomas)Matt Dillon (Jan)Elizabeth McGovern (Mary Dalton)Geraldine Page (Peggy)Oprah Winfrey (Mrs. Thomas)Akosua Busia (Bessie)Carroll Baker (Mrs. Dalton)John McMartin (Mr. Dalton)Art Evans (Doc)John Karlen (Max)Willard E. Pugh (Gus)David Rasche (Buckley)Ving Rhames (Jack)Walter Rivers (G.H.)Shavar Ross (Buddy)Lane Smith (Britton)Richard Wesley (Bartender)Adrienne Cook (Vera)

Director

Jerrold Freedman

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Synopsis

In 1940s Chicago, a young black man takes a job as a chauffeur to a white family, which takes a turn for the worse when he accidentally kills the teenage daughter of the couple and then tries to cover it up.

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