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Paul Winfield explains the facts of life to son Kevin Hooks.
Paul Winfield explains the facts of life to son Kevin Hooks.

Thumbnail for Sounder (1972) Sounder (1972)

Basics Critics:79Viewers:72Rusty:79
Category: Drama, Kids/FamilyNotable as: DramaSub-Category: Historical period drama, Film adaptation, DramaRuntime: 104 - 105 minutesLanguage: EnglishCountry: United StatesDirector: Martin RittMusic: Taj MahalCinematography: John A. AlonzoStars: Taj Mahal, Kevin Hooks, Paul Winfield, Cicely Tyson, Carmen Mathews, Eric Hooks, James Best, Sylvia Kuumba Williams, Yvonne JarrellProducer: Robert B. RadnitzStudio: University Press of MississippiAward nominations: Academy Award for Best Actor (Paul Winfield)
Academy Award for Best Actress (Cicely Tyson)
Academy Award for Best Picture (Robert B. Radnitz)
Academy Award for Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay
Award details: (details at IMDb)

Sounder is a 1972 DeLuxe Color drama film in Panavision directed by Martin Ritt and starring Cicely Tyson, Paul Winfield, and Kevin Hooks. The film was adapted by Lonne Elder III from the 1970 Newbery Medal-winning novel Sounder by William H. Armstrong.

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