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The Rising Place

2001
1h 33m
Drama
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Cast

Liam Aiken (Emmett Wilder)Frances Fisher (Virginia Wilder)Alice Drummond (Aunt Millie)Frances Sternhagen (Ruth Wilder)Jackie Bateman (Emily Hodge (age 10))Courtney Campbell (Wilma Watson (age 10))Laurel Holloman (Emily Hodge)Mark Webber (Will Bacon)Tess Harper (Rebecca Hodge)Gary Cole (Avery Hodge)Janie Story (Young Ruth (age 8))Jackson Walker (Harry C. Devening)Elise Neal (Wilma Watson)Jennifer Holliday (Sadie)Eddie Cotton Jr. (Walter Malone)Debra Heitman (Mary Beth Dearing)Beth Grant (Melvina Pou)S. Epatha Merkerson (Lessie Watson)

Director

Tom Rice

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Synopsis

The close friendship of two young women, each of a different race, and their struggle to find purpose in their lives during this time of social injustice and world war.

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