R | | Drama
A successful black woman discovers that her birth mother is a underprivileged white woman, but the woman denies it. As emotions run high, everyone's secrets are exposed.
It is the only Best Picture Oscar nominee that year not to win any Academy Awards.
Oh, this is the life, ain't it?
Roxanne, Hortense Cumerbatch: Yeah.
Cynthia's address on Hortense's birth certificate is shown as Quilter St, London SE17. The first time Hortense drives there, the street sign shows Quilter St, E2.
$60,813 (USA) (29 September 1996)
$13,417,292 (USA) (18 May 1997)
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