Roots: The Next Generations
This Emmy Award-winning follow-up to the acclaimed TV miniseries "Roots," based on Alex Haley's genealogical novel, picks up after the Civil War during the Reconstruction and chronicles the African-American experience through the 1960s. James Earl Jones stars as Haley, with Al Freeman Jr. as Malcolm X and Marlon Brando as George Lincoln Rockwell. Georg Stanford Brown, Henry Fonda, Olivia de Havilland, Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee also star.
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- Georg Stanford Brown, James Earl Jones, Olivia de Havilland, Henry Fonda, Paul Koslo, Lynne Moody, Avon Long, Greg Morris, Richard Thomas, Fay Hauser, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Debbi Morgan, Irene Cara, Roger E. Mosley, Harry Morgan, Dorian Harewood, Ruby Dee, Ossie Davis, Pam Grier, Roosevelt Grier, Robert Culp, Dina Merrill, Paul Winfield, Debbie Allen, Andy Griffith, Diahann Carroll, Kim Fields, Marlon Brando, Al Freeman Jr., Gerald McRaney
NRNot rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Widescreen Anamorphic 1.78:1Subtitles
NoLanguage and sound
English: Dolby Digital MonoOther features
Color; interactive menus; scene access; featurette.
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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