Claudine Poster

Release Date: 1974

DVD Release Date: January 14th, 2003

PG|1 hr 32 min

Plot Summary
Claudine (Diahann Carroll) is a single mother in New York City who endures an exhausting commute to the suburbs where she works as a maid for wealthy families. In one carefully tended white community, she meets Roop (James Earl Jones), a charismatic but irresponsible garbage collector. Romance quickly ensues, but Claudine doubts that their relationship is good for her six children, and Rupert, despite his good nature, is reluctant to take on fatherhood.

Cast: Diahann Carroll, James Earl Jones, Lawrence-Hilton Jacobs

Director: John Berry

Genres: Comedy drama

Keywords: Emotional, Sacrifice, Son, Transformation, New York City, Love, 1970s, Family, House, Heartwarming, Gritty, Daughter


Nominated Best Original Song - Motion Picture
Nominated Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy
Nominated Actress
Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy