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The Learning Tree (1969)

20 Apr

107m; U.S.

Director: Gordon Parks

Cast: Kyle Johnson, Alex Clarke and Estelle Evans

Synopsis (IMDB): The story, set in Kansas during the 1920’s, covers less than a year in the life of a black teenager, and documents the veritable deluge of events which force him into sudden manhood. The family relationships and enmities, the fears, frustrations and ambitions of the black teenager in small-town America are explored with a strong statement about human values

 
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Posted by on April 20, 2012 in Blacks, Drama, Working Class

 

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