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Daughters of the Dust

Release Date:
Dec 27, 1991
Running Time:
1:54
Genre:
Drama
Director:
Julie Dash
Cast:
Cora Lee Day Nana Peazant
Alva Rogers Eula Peazant
Adisa Anderson Eli Peazant
Kaycee Moore Haagar Peazant
Barbara-O Yellow Mary
Eartha Robinson Myown Peazant
Bahni Turpin Iona Peazant
Cheryl Lynn Bruce Viola Peazant
Tommy Hicks Mr. Snead
Cornell ``Kofi'' Royal Daddy Mac Peazant
Malik Farrakhan Newlywed man
Vertamae Grosvenor Hair braider
Umar Abdurrahman Bilal
Sherry Jackson Older Cousin
Rev. Ervin Green Baptist minister
Geraldine Dunston Viola's mother
Catherine Tarver Woman with baby
Kai Lynn Warren The unborn child
Trula Hoosier Trula
Producers:
Julie Dash
Writers:
Julie Dash
Language:
English
Official Website:
http://www.cohenmedia.net/films/daughters-of-the-dust

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Daughters of the Dust

At the dawn of the 20th century, a family in the Gullah community of coastal South Carolina -- former West African slaves who adopted many of their ancestors' Yoruba traditions -- suffers a generational split. Young Haagar wants to move to the mainland away from tradition-bound matriarch Nana . Former prostitute Yellow Mary gets a cold shoulder when she returns to the island with her female lover, especially from her sister Viola .

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