A Raisin in the Sun

A Raisin in the Sun
A Raisin in the Sun

Year

2008

Duration

126 minutes

Genres

Drama

Language

English

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Synopsis

In the years since the original screen version was made in 1961, A Raisin In The Sun has become a landmark in cinema - it was the point at which the entertainment industry started to take ordinary African-American life seriously. Like the 1961 version, this 2008 film adaptation takes its cast from a hit Broadway production, featuring the debut of hip-hop mogul Sean 'P Diddy' Combs. The cast also includes plenty of well-known faces including The Cosby Show's Phylicia Rashad. But although the film has a period setting, many of the issues dealt with in the film remain relevant today.

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Contains emotional distress, mild bad language and racism theme

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