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Cora Unashamed (2005, original release: 2000)
Series: PBS pictures
(DVD)

Call Number DVD/DRAMA/CORA


Available
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Published: [Alexandria, Va.] : Hollywood, Calif. : PBS Home Video ; Distributed by Paramount Home Entertainment, c2005
Series: PBS pictures
Edition:  Standard format
Description:  1 videodisc (ca. 95 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
ISBN/ISSN: 1415709246, 630903765X,
Language:  English


Originally produced as an episode of the television program ExxonMobil Masterpiece theatre's American collection in 2000

Based on the short story Cora unashamed by Langston Hughes

Regina Taylor, Cherry Jones, Ellen Muth, Michael Gaston, Kohl Sudduth, Arlen Dean Snyder, C.C.H. Pounder

A town's lone African American woman is surrounded by social isolation and deep-seated racism while working as a housekeeper. Set in rural Iowa in the early 1900s, Cora is confronted with death, abortion and loneliness. Working as a domestic, she lives only for her daughter and the neglected child of her employers

Not rated

DVD; Dolby digital; region 1

Soundtrack in English

Closed-captioned

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Additional Credits:
Taylor, Regina, 1960-
Jones, Cherry, 1956-
Muth, Ellen, 1981-
Gaston, Michael
Pounder, C. C. H
Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967.
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)

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