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Shadrach (1998)

PG-13
88 min | Drama

In 1935, ninety-nine-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 ...See moreIn 1935, ninety-nine-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. See less
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William Styron (short story) | Susanna Styron (screenplay) | Bridget Terry (screenplay)
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$16,669
Gross (US & Canada)
$20,167
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Release date
Sep 23, 1998 (United States)

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Martin Sheen
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Ginnie Randall
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Jonathan Parks Jordan
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Monica Hewes
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Muse Watson
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Doug Chancey
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Harvey Keitel
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Rick Warner
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Edward Bunker
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Clarinda Hollmond
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Melvin L. Cauthen
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Richard K. Olsen
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6.4 / 10 | 1,038 votes