The Women of Brewster Place Movie Review 1989

Information and Film Reviews for The Women of Brewster Place the Movie

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Seven black women living in a tenement fight to gain control of their lives. (Men in general don't come out too well.) Excellent, complex script gives each actress in a fine ensemble headed by Winfrey (in her TV dramatic debut) time in the limelight. Pilot for the series "Brewster Place." Based on the novel by Gloria Naylor. Winfrey was executive producer.

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Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 180 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Women, African America, TV Pilot Movies
Screenplay
Karen Hall
Cast
Oprah Winfrey, Mary Alice, Olivia Cole, Robin Givens, Moses Gunn, Jackee, Paula Kelly, Lonette McKee, Paul Winfield, Cicely Tyson
Cinematography
Alexander Grusynski
Director
Donna Deitch
Music
David Shire
Producer
J2 Communications

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