A Raisin in the Sun

This acclaimed classic drama that stars Sidney Poitier follows the Youngers, an African-American family living together in an apartment in Chicago. Following the death of their patriarch, they try to determine what to do with the substantial insurance payment they’ll soon receive. Opinions on what to do with the money vary. Walter Lee (Sidney Poitier) wants to make a business investment, while his mother, Lena (Claudia McNeil), is intent on buying a house for them all to live in — two differing views of the American Dream.

Details

  • Country:
    USA
  • Language:
    English
  • Runtime:
    128 minutes

Credits

  • Director:
    Daniel Petrie

Related Films

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Our Title Sponsor
Signature Plus Sponsors

Sarasota Film FestivalSarasota Film Festival is devoted to supporting the art and elevating the craft of cinema.

Become a Member

Sarasota Film Festival
332 Cocoanut Ave.
Sarasota, FL 34236

Copyright 2022 Sarasota Film Festival  |  Web design by Sande Caplin & Associates