[Alexandria, Va.] : Hollywood, Calif. : PBS Home Video ; Distributed by Paramount Home Entertainment, c2005
Series: PBS pictures
1 videodisc (ca. 95 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in ISBN/ISSN:
1415709246, 630903765X, Language:
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
DVD; Dolby digital; region 1
Soundtrack in English
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