The River Niger
The River Niger (1976)

River Niger is a Tony Award-winning play turned to a movie. It features James Earl Jones as a house-painter/poet who struggles to support his cancer-plagued wife (Cicely Tyson). This is a realistic portrayal of the difficulties encountered… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: March 8, 2005
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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

A touching family drama, an exploration of black identity and a moving parable about love

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