On Promised Land (1994) - Rotten Tomatoes

On Promised Land (1994)





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Set in the South during the 1950s, this touching youth-oriented drama recounts the tragic events that lead a rich, white widow to befriend a young black child.


Carl Lumbly
as Floyd Ween
Joan Plowright
as Mrs. Appletree
Rhoda Griffis
as Ellen Appletree
Patty Mack
as Sally Mae
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Critic Reviews for On Promised Land

All Critics (3) | Top Critics (3)

Disney has once again provided families with a solid, value-oriented film.

September 13, 2019 | Full Review…

Joan Plowright and Carl Lumbly grace the screen with equally impressive stature, 9-year-old actor Norman D. Golden II can break your heart with a glance and Judith Ivey's portrait of bigotry is poison personified in... "On Promised Land."

September 13, 2019 | Full Review…

Disney telepic has "quality" writ large all over it.

September 13, 2019 | Full Review…
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