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7 Ratings

A Family Thing

Directed by Richard Pearce
United States, 1995
Comedy, Drama


When Arkansas native Earl explores his past, he learns that his real mother was African American — a shock. What’s more, there’s a half-brother named Ray living in Chicago. Earl sets out to get to know him and the experience is life changing.

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A Family Thing Directed by Richard Pearce

Awards & Festivals

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

1997 | Winner: Best Supporting Actress

1997 | Nominee: Most Promising Actress

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