[Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Home Video ; Hollywood, Calif. : Distributed by Paramount Home Entertainment, c2005.
Full screen version.
1 videodisc (ca. 95 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD; Dolby digital.
Regina Taylor, Cherry Jones, Ellen Muth, Michael Gaston, Kohl Sudduth, Arlen Dean Snyder, C.C.H. Pounder.
Producer, Marian Rees ; screenplay, Ann Peacock ; director, Deborah M. Pratt ; director of photography, Ernest Holzmann ; editor, Debra I. Moore ; music, Patrice Rushen.
Originally broadcast as an episode of the television program ExxonMobil Masterpiece theatre's American collection in 2000.
Based on the short story Cora unashamed by Langston Hughes.
A town's lone African American woman is surrounded by social isolation and deep-seated racism while working as a housekeeper. Set in rural Iowa in the early 1900s, Cora is confronted with death, abortion and loneliness. Working as a domestic, she lives only for her daughter and the neglected child of her employers.
Exxon Mobil Masterpiece Theatre's American collection.
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