|Plot: After moving to Chicago's South Side in the 1950s, a black family struggles to deal with poverty, racism, and inner conflict as they strive for a better life. Adapted for the screen from Lorraine Hansberry's play, this is a moving portrait of dreams deferred.
Rating: 6.7/10 (1533 votes)
Director: Kenny Leon
Writer: Paris Qualles (teleplay), Lorraine Hansberry (play)
Stars: Sean Combs, Sanaa Lathan, Audra McDonald, Phylicia Rashad
Runtime: 131 min
Released: 2008 Feb 25