Down In The Delta

"Terrible"

Down In The Delta 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.


Down In The Delta

Facts and Figures

Run time: 112 mins

In Theaters: Friday 25th December 1998

Distributed by: Miramax

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 1.5 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 78%
Fresh: 18 Rotten: 5

IMDB: 6.9 / 10

Cast & Crew

Director:

Starring: as Loretta Sinclair, Al Freeman, Jr. as Earl Sinclair, as Annie Sinclair, as Rosa Lynn Sinclair, as Zenia, as Will Sinclair


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