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The Long Walk Home
Directed by:
Richard Pearce

Starring Sissy Spacek, Whoopi Goldberg, Dwight Schultz, Ving Rhames, Dylan Baker and Erika Alexander, "The Long Walk Home" (also known as "Lunga strada verso casa, La") is a Drama/History film directed by Richard Pearce, released in the USA on December 21 of 1990.

Their forbidden friendship changed a nation.

Who is the director of "The Long Walk Home":

The Long Walk Home was directed by Richard Pearce, an American director, and cinematographer.

Before directing The Long Walk Home, Richard Pearce had directed No Mercy, released in 1986, Country (1984), Threshold (1981), Heartland (1979). Since, he directed Leap of Faith, released in 1992, A Family Thing (1996).

When was "The Long Walk Home" released:

The Long Walk Home was initally released in the United States on Friday, December 21, 1990. Also released on this day were The Bonfire of the Vanities and Kindergarten Cop (dir. Ivan Reitman). This was twenty-nine (29) years ago.

It has been released on Tuesday, September 11, 1990 in Canada.

What is the cast of "The Long Walk Home":

At the casting of The Long Walk Home we find Sissy Spacek, previously seen in Crimes of the Heart (1986) and Violets Are Blue... (1986); Whoopi Goldberg (Ghost (1990), Homer and Eddie (1989)); Dwight Schultz (Fat Man and Little Boy (1989), Alone in the Dark (1982)) [ more... ]

  • Schuyler Fisk and Sissy Spacek also appeared together in Hard Promises, released in 1991.
  • Schuyler Fisk and Sissy Spacek also appeared in Trading Mom, released in 1994.
  • Dwight Schultz and Ving Rhames can be seen in Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within, released in 2001.
  • Nancy Moore Atchison and Haynes Brooke can be seen in Fried Green Tomatoes, released in 1991.

What is the Storyline of "The Long Walk Home":

The film was expanded as a feature.

Set in Montgomery, Alabama, United States, during the 1955 Montgomery Bus Boycott, it features Whoopi Goldberg as Odessa Cotter, an African-American woman who works as a maid/nanny for Miriam Thompson, a well-to-do white woman played by Sissy Spacek. Odessa and her family confront typical issues faced by African Americans in the South at the time: poverty, racism, segregation, and violence. The black community has begun a widespread boycott of the city-owned buses [...]

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