"From Playground to hunting ground - in a bar!"01 December 1959Drama100 mins
This pioneering film in the history of African-American cinema, released two years before "A Raisin In The Sun", is the coming-of-age story of a black high-school student living in a middle-class white neighborhood in the late '50s.
The tender, heartbreaking story of a young man’s struggle to find himself, told across three defining chapters in his life as he experiences the ecstasy, pain, and beauty of falling in love, while grappling with his own sexuality.
Teacher Linda Sinclair (Julianne Moore) balances her staid home life with an incredible passion for her subject, but her routine is forever altered when a former star pupil and his unsupportive father reenter her life.
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"TAKE A GIANT STEP" Johnny Nash Ellen Holly Ruby Dee. 12-1-1959. (HD HQ 1080p)
"TAKE A GIANT STEP" Plot summary A black high school senior struggles with becoming a man and living in a middle class white neighborhood in the late ...
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