daughtersofthedust-1991-poster2Director: Julie Dash

Writer(s): Julie Dash

Starring: Cora Lee Day, Alva Rogers, Barbara O. Jones, Trula Hoosier, Adisa Anderson, Kay-Lynn Warren, Kaycee Moore, Cheryl Lynn Bruce, Tommy Redmond Hicks, Bahni Turpin, Umar Abdurrahman, Vertamae Smart-Grosvenor, Malik Farrakhan

Synopsis: Languid look at the Gullah culture of the sea islands off the coast of South Carolina and Georgia where African folk-ways were maintained well into the 20th Century and was one of the last bastion of these Mores in America. Set in 1902.

Release Date: December 17, 1991 (USA) | Length: 112 min | Genre: Drama, Romance | MPAA Rating: TV-PG

Note: The movie was re-released in theatres on November 18, 2016 to celebrate it’s 25th Anniversary by Cohen Media Group, who restored the film in HD. The trailer above is from the restored version of the film.


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