The Piano Lesson
The Piano Lesson (1995)

Alfre Woodard and Charles S. Dutton star as sister and brother in this made-for-television Hallmark Hall of Fame production about an African-American family's struggle to retain their heritage. The drama tells the story of an… More

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Rated: PG
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: February 5, 1995
DVD Release Date: April 11, 2000
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Jamie Gillies
Apollo Guide

There is an element of magical realism to this story, not unlike Toni Morrison's Beloved, and that comes across well.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Passionate screen adaptation of August Wilson's Pulitzer Prize-winning play about two siblings forced to clarify their values about tradition, money and desire.

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Dannielle Albert
It was weird... but still a pretty solid movie. I enjoyed when they sang. It was poetic.