Down in the Delta
Sometimes, the last place you expected to be is the one place you've always belonged...
Rosa Lynn sends her druggie daughter Loretta and her children Thomas and Tracy away from the big city to live with their uncle Earl in the ancestral home in rural Mississippi. Earl puts Loretta to work in his restaurant, Just Chicken, while also telling them about the generations of their family, the Sinclairs, dating back to their time in slavery before the the Civil War.
Released: December 25, 1998
Director: Maya Angelou
Writers: Myron Goble
Casts: Alfre Woodard (Loretta Sinclair), Al Freeman, Jr. (Earl Sinclair), Esther Rolle (Annie Sinclair), Mary Alice (Rosa Lynn Sinclair), Loretta Devine (Zenia), Wesley Snipes (Will Sinclair)