The Long Walk Home (1990)

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The Long Walk Home (1990)
  • Time: 97 min
  • Genre: Drama | History
  • Director: Richard Pearce
  • Cast: Sissy Spacek, Whoopi Goldberg, Dwight Schultz, Ving Rhames

Storyline:

Dramatizes the events in 1955-1956 in Montgomery, Alabama, when blacks boycotted public transport becuase they were forced to sit at the back. Odessa works as a maid for the Thompsons, and as well as she is treated, she feels it is her duty to walk to work, even if it means she is exhaused, and gets to work late.

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