Rent Sounder on DVD


1972 Rated G 1hr 44m

Cicely Tyson and Paul Winfield both earned Academy Award nominations for their performances in director Martin Ritt's poignant drama about the trials and tribulations of a family of black sharecroppers living in the deep South in the 1930s. Based on William H. Armstrong's Newberry Award-winning novel, 1972's Sounder also earned Oscar nods for Best Picture and Best Adapted Screenplay.

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Movie Details

1973 Golden Globe Awards
  • Best Actress in a Motion Picture (Drama) nominee: Cicely Tyson
1973 Academy Award®
General audiences. All ages admitted.
Common Sense rating OK for kids 12+
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access.