PG-13 | | Drama
A black Southern woman struggles to find her identity after suffering abuse from her father and others over four decades.
Phyllis Hyman was the original choice for the role of Shug Avery.
Who this, Pa? Who this?
Albert: The woman that shoulda been yo' mammy.
When Sophia is struck with the butt of the gun she is knocked unconscious. Then the wind blows her skirt and Sophia moves her arm down to cover up.
Film title logo when end credits are done
$1,710,333 22 December 1985