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The Women of Brewster Place
Oprah Winfrey and Robin Givens




Overview -
Based on Gloria Naylor's novel, THE WOMEN OF BREWSTER PLACE is the rare made-for-tv feature that provides numerous deeply drawn and affecting characters and entertains. Aided immeasurably by star turns from Oprah, Cicely Tyson, and, of course, Jackee, director Donna Deitch's intensely moving film is nothing less than a resounding success. Following the lives of seven women who live in a bleak tenement and struggle to rise above their surroundings, THE WOMEN OF BREWSTER PLACE succeeds both as an important reminder of the difficulties of being black and poor in America, and as a heartfelt and entertaining story about human determination in the face of adversity.

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Overview

Based on Gloria Naylor's novel, THE WOMEN OF BREWSTER PLACE is the rare made-for-tv feature that provides numerous deeply drawn and affecting characters and entertains. Aided immeasurably by star turns from Oprah, Cicely Tyson, and, of course, Jackee, director Donna Deitch's intensely moving film is nothing less than a resounding success. Following the lives of seven women who live in a bleak tenement and struggle to rise above their surroundings, THE WOMEN OF BREWSTER PLACE succeeds both as an important reminder of the difficulties of being black and poor in America, and as a heartfelt and entertaining story about human determination in the face of adversity.

Main Cast & Crew

Donna Deitch - Director
Oprah Winfrey
Robin Givens
Moses Gunn
Mary Alice
Olivia Cole
Jackee
Paula Kelly
Lonette McKee
Paul Winfield
Cicely Tyson

 

Details

DVD Format
  • Format: DVD (Uncut)
  • Run Time: 180
  • Color Format: Color
  • UPC: 000799813720
  • Genre: TV Miniseries
  • Rating: Not Rated
  • Release Date: January 2001

Related Categories:
Movies > Television
Movies > Dramas

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Action
Adventure
Made-For-Network TV
African American Culture

 

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