Down In The Delta

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Facts and Figures

Run time: 112 mins

In Theaters: Friday 25th December 1998

Distributed by: Miramax

Reviews 1.5 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 78%
Fresh: 18 Rotten: 5

IMDB: 6.9 / 10

Cast & Crew


Starring: Alfre Woodard as Loretta Sinclair, Al Freeman, Jr. as Earl Sinclair, Esther Rolle as Annie Sinclair, Mary Alice as Rosa Lynn Sinclair, Loretta Devine as Zenia, Wesley Snipes as Will Sinclair

Down In The Delta Movie Review

Maya Angelou, movie director? Angelou's little experiment is so god-awful it's astonishing it was ever made. The "uplifting" story of Woodard's city-bred character -- a drunk so dumb she can't make change for a fiver and bug-eyed as all get-out -- who heads down south to get a taste of her southern roots. Soon enough, she's learned a little something about life, family, and the slave trade -- and everything is all better. Wholly unbelievable and devoid of any interest whatsoever, you'll probably find youself dozing off repeatedly during this excruciating experience of a film.


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Down In The Delta Rating

" Terrible "


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