A Raisin in the Sun

(1961)

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Synopsis

A black family living in a cramped Chicago tenement in the 1940s have the opportunity to improve their social standing via an insurance-policy check, but are in disagreement about how best to spend the windfall. Lorraine Hansberry adapted the script from her hit Broadway play.

Directors

Daniel Petrie

Production year

1961

Rating

TV-PG

Studio

Columbia Pictures Industries Inc.

Runtime

127 minutes

Cast

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