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The Long Walk Home (1991)

Directed by Richard Pearce. Cast: Sissy Spacek, WhoopiGoldberg, Dwight Schultz. When Odessa Cotter, a quietlydignified woman, honors the 1955 Montgomery, Alabama, busboycott by walking an exhausting nine miles to and from work,Miriam, her employer, offers her a ride. Defying both Miriam'sracist husband and the powerful White Citizen's Council, Miriamand Odessa put their lives in danger for civil rights. Theirshared experiences draw them closer as a deep respect andlasting friendship forms. Together, in a difficult world ofblack versus white, they manage to discover a common ground. 98min. ;
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Awards
Academy Award - Foreign LanguageFilm
Cesar Awards, France - Best FirstWork; Best Supporting Actress (ElsaZylberstein)
Academy Award - Foreign LanguageFilm Cesar Awards, France - Best FirstWork; Best Supporting Actress (ElsaZylberstein)

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