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Down in the Delta (1998)

PG-13
112 min | Drama

Rosa Lynn sends her druggie daughter Loretta and her children Thomas and Tracy away from the big city to live with their uncle Earl in the ancestral home in rural Mississippi. Earl puts Loretta to work in his restaurant, Just Chicken, ...See moreRosa Lynn sends her druggie daughter Loretta and her children Thomas and Tracy away from the big city to live with their uncle Earl in the ancestral home in rural Mississippi. Earl puts Loretta to work in his restaurant, Just Chicken, while also telling them about the generations of their family, the Sinclairs, dating back to their time in slavery before the the Civil War. Written by Jon Reeves See less
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Dec 25, 1998 (United States)

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Alfre Woodard
Loretta Loretta   See fewer
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Mary Alice
Rosa Lynn Rosa Lynn   See fewer
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Mpho Koaho
Thomas Thomas   See fewer
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Anne-Marie Johnson
Monica (as Anne Marie Johnson) Monica (as Anne Marie Johnson)   See fewer
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Justin Lord
Dr. Rainey Dr. Rainey   See fewer
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Sandra Caldwell
Volunteer Volunteer   See fewer
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Colleen Williams
Tourist Woman Tourist Woman   See fewer
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Richard Blackburn
Tourist Man Tourist Man   See fewer
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Philip Akin
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Mary Fallick
Drug Addict Drug Addict   See fewer
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Sandi Ross
Pawnbroker Pawnbroker   See fewer
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Barbara Barnes-Hopkins
Prim Woman (as Barbara Barnes Hopkins) Prim Woman (as Barbara Barnes Hopkins)   See fewer
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Marium Carvell
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Kim Roberts
Isabelle Isabelle   See fewer
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Reverend Floyd Reverend Floyd   See fewer
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Jeff Jones
Man in Congregation Man in Congregation   See fewer
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Michelyn Emelle
Dozing Woman Dozing Woman   See fewer
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Johnie Chase
Grinning Man Grinning Man   See fewer
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Andrea Lewis
Cassandra Cassandra   See fewer
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Nigel Shawn Williams
Carl (as Nigel Shawn-Williams) Carl (as Nigel Shawn-Williams)   See fewer
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Bernard Browne
Diner 1 Diner 1   See fewer
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Eugene Clark
Citizen 1 (as Eugene Clarke) Citizen 1 (as Eugene Clarke)   See fewer
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Chris Benson
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Carol Anderson
Jesse's Wife Jesse's Wife   See fewer
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Neville Edwards
Slave Man Slave Man   See fewer
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Yanna McIntosh
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Kevin Duhaney
Justin Justin   See fewer
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Joel Gordon
Jesse 1865 (age 17) Jesse 1865 (age 17)   See fewer
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Clinton Green
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6.8 / 10 | 1,625 votes