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A Family Thing
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A Family Thing 1996

From Amazon: This film features the wonderfully understated duet of Robert Duvall and James Earl Jones, two old pros who know just how to stay out of each other's way while offering superb support. Duvall plays Earl Pilcher, an aging Southerner whose mother dies, leaving him a letter with a startling secret: in fact, she was not his mother, though she raised him--but his father is really his father. His real mother was a black servant whom his father forced himself upon, and she died in childbirth. Even more shocking, he has a black brother in Chicago, Ray (Jones). Stunned to his soul, Earl heads for Chicago, where he finds that Ray not only knows his...

Directed By:
No image existsRichard Pearce
Written By:
Billy Bob ThorntonBilly Bob Thornton
No image existsTom Epperson
No image existsRobert Duvall
No image existsJames Earl Jones
No image existsIrma P. Hall
No image existsMichael Beach
No image existsGrace Zabriskie
No image existsRegina Taylor
No image existsMary Jackson
No image existsPaula Marshall

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A Family Thing Movie Review by Movie Addict (1/27/2008)

I like Robert Duvall. He has made some great films over the years - A Civil Action, The Apostle, Tender Mercies, The Great Santini, Apocalypse Now and the Godfather, to name a few. Even his small films are great, like Assassination Tango.

This film, co-written by Billy Bob Thornton, is a gem that shines in a sea of...

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