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PG| 1 hr. 37 min.

Plot Summary
Odessa Carter (Whoopi Goldberg) needs to get to work as a nanny in the home of the affluent Miriam Thompson (Sissy Spacek), but she refuses to take the bus. Odessa is participating in the Montgomery bus boycott, protesting against the inequality between blacks and whites, so Miriam decides to offer Odessa a ride to work every day. Though the community and Miriam's husband (Dwight Schultz) insist she not get involved, the relationship between Miriam and Odessa has already changed for the better.

Cast: Sissy Spacek , Whoopi Goldberg , Dwight Schultz , Ving Rhames , Dylan Baker , Erika Alexander , Lexi Randall , Richard Habersham

Director: Richard Pearce

Genres: Drama

The Long Walk Home (1990)

Release Date: December 17th, 1990|1 hr. 37 min.

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  • January 26, 2009 Zionsuperman438
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    the movie explaned the boycott, it made senceand it emotional i loved the movie

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