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PG| 1 hr. 37 min.

Plot Summary
At the onset of World War II, a Southern, white, small-town couple -- attorney Temple Rayburn (James Woods) and his loving wife, Celia (Elizabeth McGovern) -- decide to take in Ben Tyler (Charles Mattocks), the mentally challenged African-American son of their deceased housekeeper. This act of kindness is extremely controversial in their heavily segregated community, and before long the Rayburns find themselves caught in a whirlwind of political and moral issues.

Cast: James Woods , Elizabeth McGovern , Len Cariou , Charles Mattocks , Julia McIlvaine , Kevin Isola , Gregory Perrelli , Jack Gilpin

Director: Arthur Allan Seidelman

Genres: Drama

The Summer of Ben Tyler (1996)

Release Date: January 1st, 1996|1 hr. 37 min.

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