Down in the Delta

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  • PG-13
  • Genre(s): Drama
  • Release year: 1998
  • Running time: 112 min
Rosa Lynn sends her daughter Loretta and her children Thomas and Tracy away from the big city to live with their uncle Earl in the ancestral home in rural Mississippi. Earl puts Loretta to work in his restaurant, Just Chicken, while also telling them... read more
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Rosa Lynn sends her daughter Loretta and her children Thomas and Tracy away from the big city to live with their uncle Earl in the ancestral home in rural Mississippi. Earl puts Loretta to work in his restaurant, Just Chicken, while also telling them about the generations of their family, the Sinclairs, dating back to their time in slavery before the the Civil War.

Original Release

12/25/1998

US Release

12/25/1998

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Cast

Alfre Woodard Loretta Sinclair / Loretta
Al Freeman Jr. Earl Sinclair / Earl
Esther Rolle Annie / Annie Sinclair
Mary Alice Rosa Lynn / Rosa Lynn Sinclair
Loretta Devine Zenia
Wesley Snipes Will Sinclair / Will
Mpho Koaho Thomas
Kulani Hassen Tracy
Anne-Marie Johnson Monica
Justin Lord Dr. Rainey
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Maya Angelou

Writers

Myron Goble

Cast

Alfre Woodard Loretta Sinclair / Loretta
Al Freeman Jr. Earl Sinclair / Earl
Esther Rolle Annie / Annie Sinclair
Mary Alice Rosa Lynn / Rosa Lynn Sinclair
Loretta Devine Zenia
Wesley Snipes Will Sinclair / Will
Mpho Koaho Thomas
Kulani Hassen Tracy
Anne-Marie Johnson Monica
Justin Lord Dr. Rainey
Richard Yearwood Marco
Sandra Caldwell Volunteer
Colleen Williams Tourist Woman
Richard Blackburn Tourist Man
Philip Akin Manager
Sandi Ross Pawnbroker
Barbara Barnes-Hopkins Prim Woman
Marium Carvell Prim Sister
Quancetia Hamilton Gina
Kim Roberts Isabelle

Producers

Editors

Nancy Richardson

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