PG-13 | | Drama
A black Southern woman struggles to find her identity after suffering abuse from her father and others over four decades.
Steven Spielberg is the one whistling (on the soundtrack, along with the music), as Harpo sits whistling, while his children are taken from him one by one.
Boy, you goin' let this ol' nappy-headed girl cuss you out like that? You sittin' at the head of your own dinner table and actin' like the waiter!
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.
$1,710,333 (USA) (22 December 1985)