PG | | Drama, History
Two women, black and white, in 1955 Montgomery Alabama, must decide what they are going to do in response to the famous bus boycott lead by Martin Luther King.
The Thompson home in the movie is located on Bankhead Avenue, in the Old Cloverdale neighborhood in Montgomery.
50,000 boycotted the buses in Montgomery. I knew one. Her name was Odessa Cotter.
At the beginning of the story, the narrator (the adult Mary Katherine) says that she was 7 years old at the time of the story. Later, when Mrs. Thompson is angrily calling the police, she says "Tell Clyde Sellers that one of his policeman threw my 9-year-old daughter out of Oak Park" when talking to the secretary.
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