Hallelujah
Hallelujah (1929)

A seductive young woman in a religious community of black sharecroppers manipulates an innocent man into committing murder. Although reflecting its era's racism, this film is a remarkable attempt to depict black life realistically and… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 10, 2006
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Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

The inventive director King Vidor reeceived a well-deserved Oscar nomination for making MGM's first all-black feature, shot on locations and later dubbed for sound.

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John Beifuss
Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)

A milestone on the road that led from Stepin Fetchit to Sidney Poitier to Spike Lee...

Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

It's best looked at as an historical curiosity that gives one an idea of the African-Americans beginnings in the Hollywood movie before even the race films.

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

Vidor's gaze can be condescendingly paternal.

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John Ballantine
Yeah. Not much to mine of interest here. Blacks on screen! Ooh wow! It's a wee bit condescending.