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Sounder

1972
1h 45m
Drama/Family
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Cast

Cicely Tyson (Rebecca)Paul Winfield (Nathan Lee)Kevin Hooks (David Lee)Carmen Mathews (Mrs. Boatwright)Taj Mahal (Ike)James Best (Sheriff Young)Eric Hooks (Earl)Yvonne Jarrell (Josie Mae)Sylvia Kuumba Williams (Harriet)Teddy Airhart (Mr. Perkins)Richard Durham (Perkins' Foreman)Wendell Brumfield (Deputy #1)Al Bankston (Deputy #2)Myrl Sharkey (Teacher)Inez Durham (Court Clerk)William T. Bennett (Judge)Thomas N. Phillips (Pastor)Carl Braser (Wagon Driver)

Director

Martin Ritt

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Synopsis

The oldest son of a loving and strong family of black sharecroppers comes of age in the Depression-era South after his father is imprisoned for stealing food.

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