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Take a Giant Step
Young (19-year-old) reggae and rhythm-and-blues singer Johnny Nash stars in this conventional coming-of-age story about a well-heeled, Afro-American teen trying to find his way in a white-man's world. The realities of that world hit Spencer (Nash) hard, and at first he looks for solace and comfort in the black community, especially since like most teens his age going to his parents for support or consultation is out of the question. In his search for identity and meaning, Spencer comes to see the family maid Christine (Ruby Dee) in a way he never did before, and an implied sexual… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"A sensitive, well-acted coming-of-age melodrama about a black teenager living in a white neighborhood, played by Johnny nash (later a famous singer)."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
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