Mama Flora’s Family (1998)

Director: Peter Werner

Writer(s): Alex Haley, Carol Schreder, David Stevens

tarring: Cicely Tyson, Erika Alexander, Blair Underwood, Queen Latifah, Mario Van Peebles, Hill Harper, Wynton Yates, Sicily Johnson, Patty Mack, Michelle Benjamin Cooper, Novella Nelson, Wesley Yates, Preston Wigasi Brant, Lou Myers, Elijah Kelley, Tommy Hollis, Tanya Wright, Mike Masters, Angelina Spicer, David Ramsey, Donna Biscoe, Rhoda Griffis, Edith Ivey, Carol Mitchell-Leon, Shashawnee Hall, Tom Even, Tom Turbiville, Patrick Reid Binion, Johnny Cenicola, Mitchell Laurance, Kathryn Firago, Terrence Howard, Timothy Michaels, Leland L. Jones, Thomas Jefferson Byrd, Peter Katona, Tonea Stewart, Jody Thompson, Benji Wilhoite, Ronald McCall, E. Roger Mitchell, Gregory Alan Williams, John Lawhorn, Endia Yates, Cekoya Tolbert, David Kote, Alex Van, Stuart Culpepper, Jordan Williams, J. White Burton, Frank Hoyt Taylor, Don Henderson Baker, Stuart Greer, Jonathan Parks Jordan, Angela Thigpen, Georgia Allen, Shawn Shepard, Bob King, Kedren Werner, Eliott Keener, Sharon Blackwood, Gerald Brown, Ron Leggett, Annie Joe Edwards, Tony Vaughn, Erik Kilpatrick, Libby Whittemore, Angela Elayne Gibbs, Richie Dye, Mert Hatfield, Jill Jane Clements, Wendy Boatright, Craig Winkleman, James Mayberry, Wilbur Fitzgerald, Scott Oliver, Antonne Broussard, Joe Cobb Jr., Carrie Collins, Jevon Dewand, Crystal Fox, Jermaine Jackson, Davontae Jones, Javontae Jones, Kevin Kersey, Tina King, Earl Maddox, Faye Yvette McQueen, Shemar Moore, Kalaab Morton, Kameron Morton, DJ Qualls, Dij Sparkx, Terrance Hill, Keylun Johnson, Emana Rachelle, Della Reese, Alyssa Warrick, David Dino Wells Jr., L. Warren Young, Mark Harris, Cal Johnson, Brice Kennedy, Gaylord Parsons, Ryan Swafford

Synopsis: Mama Flora reflects on her life while trying to help her grand-daughter get her life right and be a better mother for her son. All while bringing the family she has left back together. Movies takes place from the 1910s to the 1970s.

Release Date: November 8, 1998 (USA) | Length: 120 min | Genre: Drama | MPAA Rating: TV-PG

Note: Originally shown in two parts. Based on a book by Alex Haley. I need to watch this film again to better identify people. I wasn’t able to identify Michelle Benjamin Cooper, Wesley Yates, Cekoya Tolbert, Antonne Broussard and Davontae Jones.

WATCH FREE