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  1. SpacePirate's rating of the film A Raisin in the Sun

    This movie is just so moving and touching. Sad that in many ways, not much has changed since this was made. Required viewing.

  2. msmichel's rating of the film A Raisin in the Sun

    Faithful adaptation of the Lorraine Hansberry play that may often suffer from its stage bound type setting but is able to elicit a strong emotional response from the viewer. A tale of self fixation; disappointment in life; betrayal of oneself and others; yet with a deep emotional core of family fidelity, pride and perseverance that battles the odds. Claudia McNeil is perfection as the family matriarch.

  3. Amelia York's rating of the film A Raisin in the Sun

    poitier is utterly extraordinary. i couldn't take my eyes off of him.

  4. AKFilmFan's rating of the film A Raisin in the Sun

    Poitier & McNeil knock it out of the park in this drama that pulls you in and doesn't let go.

  5. Pierluigi Puccini's rating of the film A Raisin in the Sun

    It deals, in a very touching way, with issues that test all real life families regardless of their ethnicity or economical background. The strong morality of the family matriarch who tries to lessen their children's rebellious and contestatary attitude towards an unfair society.

  6. Christian R.'s rating of the film A Raisin in the Sun

    very faithul in adaptation and cast was wonderful!

  7. theladyassassin's rating of the film A Raisin in the Sun

    Most times I prefer reading the script because minor details are often omitted, when filmed, to adhere to the sensibilities of the times (ex. A Streetcar Named Desire largely ignored the script's implications of homosexuality and rape). I feel though, that this is a very good, and accurate, adaptation of the play.