The first all-black film produced by a major studio, Hallelujah garnered an Oscar nomination for director King Vidor. Sharecropper Zeke (Daniel Haynes) falls for sexy Chick (Nina Mae McKinney), who sets him up for a rigged craps game. Zeke loses the money earned from his family's cotton crop, and in the ensuing fight, his brother is killed. Grief-stricken, Zeke turns to God -- but when Chick returns, the reformed man faces temptation once again.
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- King Vidor
- 1931 Academy Award®
- Best Director nominee: King Vidor
NRNot rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Full Screen 1.33:1Subtitles
Spanish (Neutral), French, EnglishClosed captioned
YesLanguage and sound
English: Dolby Digital MonoOther features
Filmed in B&W; interactive menus; scene access.
Common Sense Note
- Age appropriate
- Not an issue
- Depends on your kid and your family
- Not appropriate for kids of the age most likely to want to see it