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.
Denzel Washington has said that after having performed the play 114 times at the Cort Theatre in New York City in 2010, directing the film adaptation became quite a simple readjustment.
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 ...
This was set in the 1950's, but in the kitchen there were 3 prong outlets. Those outlets didn't become standard until the 1960's.
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