Reviewed in May 2010
Director: Martin Ritt. Cast: Kevin Hooks, Cicely Tyson, Paul Winfield, Carmen Mathews, Taj Mahal, James Best, . Screenplay: Lonne Elder III (based on the novel by William H. Armstrong).

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Academy Award Nominations:
Best Picture
Best Actress: Cicely Tyson
Best Actor: Paul Winfield
Best Adapted Screenplay: Lone Elder III

Golden Globe Nominations and Winners:
Best Actress (Drama): Cicely Tyson
Most Promising Newcomer (Male): Kevin Hooks

Other Awards:
National Society of Film Critics: Best Actress (Tyson)
National Board of Review: Best Actress (Tyson)

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