Genre: Drama, Romance
Duration: 104 min.
Set in nineteenth-century New Orleans, the story depicts the gens de couleur libre, or the Free People of Colour, a dazzling yet damned class caught between the world of white privilege and black oppression.
emotional, serious, touching, realistic, atmospheric, sincere
interracial relations, social differences, discrimination, racism, society, family relations, human spirit, parents and children, injustice, hopes, power relations, life is a bitch, victorian age, classism, double standard, identity crisis, determination, protest, rape victim, loveless marriage, arranged marriage, culture clash, mistress, hypocrisy, rapist ...
19th century, 1840s
louisiana, new orleans, usa, haiti