Once Upon A Time ... When We Were Colored

  • 1996
  • Movie
  • PG
  • Biography, Drama

This sentimental recreation of African-American experience in the segregated South makes for passable family entertainment, but it's neither bitter nor moving enough to leave much of an impression. Born in a Mississippi cotton field to an unmarried sharecropper, young Clifton (Charles Earl "Spud" Taylor Jr.) is sent to live with his loving grandpa (Al Freeman...read more

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02:16 — The chronicle of a young African American boy, coming-of-age in the segregated South. Based on the critically acclaimed memoir by Clifton L. Taulbert. (more…)

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  • Released: 1996
  • Rating: PG
  • Review: This sentimental recreation of African-American experience in the segregated South makes for passable family entertainment, but it's neither bitter nor moving enough to leave much of an impression. Born in a Mississippi cotton field to an unmarried sharecr… (more)

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