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USA 1972, 105 minutes
Dir. Martin Ritt
Rating: [G]
Genres: Classics, Family

Topics: African-American, Period 1930s.


Aroview: Celebrated tale of a family of black sharecroppers struggling in the the American South during the 1930s.

Hooks is excellent as a teenager who goes in search of his imprisoned father, in a journey toward black consciousness that is stirring, although romanticised. Taj Mahal also created the film's rootsy score.

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