Sounder, Part 2 (1976) - Rotten Tomatoes

Sounder, Part 2 (1976)

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Part 2, Sounder was the sequel to the 1973 filmization of William H. Armstrong's novel Sounder, with the same scenarist (Lonnie Elder III) but with a different director (Graham) and releasing company (Gamma III). Still set amongst Depression-era black sharecroppers in Louisiana, Part 2 features Harold Sylvester and Ebony Wright stepping into the roles originated in first film by Paul Winfield and Cicely Tyson. They're still struggling against poverty and prejudice, but have now been given a ray of hope by activist teacher Anzanette Chase (taking over from first film's Janet McLachlan). Her school is closed down by the white landowners, who don't want the "coloreds" to get too "uppity." The sharecroppers band together to build their own school, so that their children can learn to create a better world. Musician Taj Mahal is back from the first film, doubling in a supporting role and providing the musical score. Originally designed as a made-for-TV movie, Part 2: Sounder was redirected to theatres instead. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

Cast

Ebony Wright
as Rebecca
Taj Mahal
as Ike Phillips, Ike
Darryl Young
as David Lee Morgan
Erica Young
as Josie Mae Morgan
Ronald Bolden
as Earl Morgan
Barbara Chaney
as Mrs. Boatwright
Kuumba
as Harriet
Ted Airhart
as Mr. Perkins
Walter Breaux
as Stranger
Harry Franklin Sr.
as Rev. Josephs
Harry Franklin Sr.
as Rev. Josephs
Irene Nofles
as Mrs. Roberts
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This is a film of value. That, alone, is an accomplishment.

October 29, 2019 | Full Review…

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