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Daughters of the Dust (1991)

TV-PG
112 min | Drama, History, Romance

Languid look at the Gullah culture of the sea islands off the coast of South Carolina and Georgia where African folk-ways were maintained well into the 20th Century and was one of the last bastions of these mores in America. Set in 1902.See moreLanguid look at the Gullah culture of the sea islands off the coast of South Carolina and Georgia where African folk-ways were maintained well into the 20th Century and was one of the last bastions of these mores in America. Set in 1902. Written by John Sacksteder See less
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$10,842
Gross (US & Canada)
$1,683,422
Gross (World)
$1,689,723
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Dec 27, 1991 (United States)

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6.5 / 10 | 1,648 votes