Duration: 88 min.
In 1935, 99-year-old former slave Shadrach asks to be buried on the soil where he was born to slavery, and that land is owned by the large Dabney family, consisting of Vernon, Trixie and their seven children, and to bury a black man on that land is a violation of strict Virginia law.
sentimental, touching, emotional, serious, realistic, dramatic, sincere, harsh, macabre, sexy ...
slavery, segregation, americana, family life, children, crumbling marriage, death, depression, slave, poverty, friendship, adaptation, redemption, runaway, transformation, interracial relations, life philosophy, childhood, parents and children, secrets, catastrophe, social differences, classic car, mentor, idealism ...
virginia, alabama, usa, california