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Thursday, July 19, 2012

The River Niger (1976)












Starring:
  • Cicely Tyson
  • James Earl Jones
  • Louis Gossett Jr.

IMDB.com
An intimate look at life in the ghetto: Johnny Williams is a house painter who moonlights as a poet, struggling to financially and emotionally support his cancer-ridden wife Mattie. But times are tough and the poverty-troubled streets are even tougher, and it takes every ounce of Johnny's love and courage for the couple to make it through their strife, finding redemption in the River Niger.

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