Shadrach
Shadrach (1998)

In 1935, Paul leaves his mundane middle-class life to become friends with the lower-class Dabney's, once aristocratic plantation owners. When 99-year-old former slave Shadrach shows up after walking from Alabama to Virginia, he requests… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: February 23, 1999
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Critic Score: 50% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Donald J. Levit
ReelTalk Movie Reviews

A vignette, really, a couple of days in a boy%u06E5s life recollected in tranquillity.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

A heart-affecting drama about a youngster who learns that we must give each death that enters our life the attention it deserves.

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Bruce Feld
Film Journal International

Styron's directing skill here bodes well for the future. She achieves a warm, rich ensemble with a wide range of actors.

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Flixster Audience Score: 63% Flixster User Reviews
Jason Owens
Paul, an only child, loves visiting the Dabney family. The Dabneys have seven children, and they're a much poorer family. During Paul's tenth summer,… More