A Raisin in the Sun

(1961)

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Synopsis

A black family living in a cramped tenement in 1940s Chicago have a chance to improve their lives via an insurance-policy check, but are in disagreement as to how best to spend the windfall.

Directors

Daniel Petrie

Production year

1961

Rating

NR

Studio

Columbia Pictures Industries Inc.

Runtime

127 minutes

Cast

Sidney Poitier, Claudia McNeil, Ruby Dee, Diana Sands, Ivan Dixon