PG-13 | | Drama
A working-class African-American father tries to raise his family in the 1950s, while coming to terms with the events of his life.
This was August Wilson's first ever screenplay adaptation of one of his own acclaimed plays.
Troy, you oughta stop that lyin'.
Troy: I ain't lyin'. The nigger had a watermelon this big. Talkin' about "What watermelon, Mr. Rand?" I liked to fell out... "What watermelon, Mr. Rand?" And it's sittin' there bigger than life.
Bono: What Mr. Rand said?
Troy: He ...
Cory's Marine uniform is a "formal uniform" which must be purchased by enlisted men for only formal events. Marines are issued "Class A" uniforms to wear off-base, which are a dull olive drab color, which Cory most likely would have worn.
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