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DOWN IN THE DELTA

  • Description
  • Maya Angelou's feature-length directing debut opens in Chicago

    where Loretta, played by three-time Emmy Award winner Alfre

    Woodard, lives with her mother and two children. Unskilled and

    unable to make a living, Loretta falls into an alcohol-fueled

    tailspin. Loretta's mother, determined to pull her daughter and

    grandchildren out of harm's way, executes a risky plan. She

    pawns the family's most valuable heirloom and uses the money

    to send her family to their ancestral home in Mississippi. It is

    here, among family, that Loretta finds redemption and earns her

    place in her family's esteem. Backed with an impressive cast of

    veteran actors, Angelou brings her formidable talents,

    unparalleled vision and unflagging integrity to this multigenerational

    family saga.-MILL VALLEY FILM FESTIVAL

    Filmography:

    DOWN TEH IN THE DELTA isM aya Angelou's feature film debut.

    Print Source:

    Miramax Films

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