• Resting Place (1986)

Resting Place

Release Date: 1986

DVD Release Date: March 4th, 2004

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 40 min

Plot Summary

During the 1970s, racial tensions erupt in a small Georgia town when a black lieutenant who died a hero in Vietnam is refused burial in the cemetery. Maj. Kendall Laird (John Lithgow) travels to Georgia with the body. He attempts to comfort the soldier's grieving parents, Luther (Morgan Freeman) and Ada (CCH Pounder), and convince the white townspeople the deceased officer deserves their respect. However, Laird is disturbed when he learns the true story behind the officer's death.

Cast: John Lithgow, Richard Bradford, Morgan Freeman, CCH Pounder, John Philbin, G.D. Spradlin, Frances Sternhagen

Director: John Korty

Genres: Drama

Keywords: Passionate, Quest, Mother, Mystery, 1970s, Small town, Father, Sacrifice, House, Intense, Emotional


Nominated Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries or a Special
Nominated Outstanding Lead Actor for a Miniseries or Special