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Mama Flora's Family 

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Mama Flora reflects on her life while trying to help her grand-daughter get her life right and be a better mother for her son. All while bringing the family she has left back together. Movies takes place from the 1910s to the 1970s.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Cicely Tyson ...  Mama Flora 2 episodes, 1998
Erika Alexander ...  Young Flora 2 episodes, 1998
Blair Underwood ...  Willie 2 episodes, 1998
Queen Latifah ...  Diana 2 episodes, 1998
Mario Van Peebles ...  Luke 2 episodes, 1998
Hill Harper ...  Don 2 episodes, 1998
Wynton Yates Wynton Yates ...  Don (Teenager) 2 episodes, 1998
Sicily Johnson ...  Diana (Teenager) 2 episodes, 1998
Patty Mack Patty Mack ...  Pearl (1913-1919) 2 episodes, 1998
Michelle Benjamin Cooper Michelle Benjamin Cooper ...  Pearl (1932-1942) 2 episodes, 1998
Novella Nelson ...  Pearl (1955-1970) 2 episodes, 1998
Wesley Yates Wesley Yates ...  Booker Palmer (Age 8) 2 episodes, 1998
Preston Wigasi Brant Preston Wigasi Brant ...  Booker Palmer 2 episodes, 1998
Lou Myers ...  Albie 2 episodes, 1998
Elijah Kelley ...  Young Willie 2 episodes, 1998
Tommy Hollis Tommy Hollis ...  Reverend Jackson 2 episodes, 1998
Tanya Wright ...  Ernestine 2 episodes, 1998
Mike Masters ...  Ben 2 episodes, 1998
Angelina Spicer ...  Ruthana (Teenager) 2 episodes, 1998
David Ramsey ...  Booker Palmer (Adult) 2 episodes, 1998
Donna Biscoe ...  Jessica 2 episodes, 1998
Rhoda Griffis ...  Mrs. Hopkins (Younger Woman) 2 episodes, 1998
Edith Ivey ...  Mrs. Hopkins (Older Woman) 2 episodes, 1998
Carol Mitchell-Leon Carol Mitchell-Leon ...  Flora's Mama 2 episodes, 1998
Shashawnee Hall ...  Ab 2 episodes, 1998
Tom Even Tom Even ...  Judge Bennett 2 episodes, 1998
Tom Turbiville Tom Turbiville ...  Officer Kowalski 2 episodes, 1998
Patrick Reid Binion Patrick Reid Binion ...  Officer Vizzo 2 episodes, 1998
Johnny Cenicola Johnny Cenicola ...  Sam Phillips (Age 8) 2 episodes, 1998
Mitchell Laurance ...  State's Attorney 2 episodes, 1998
Kathryn Firago Kathryn Firago ...  Mrs. Phillips 2 episodes, 1998
Terrence Howard ...  Lincoln 2 episodes, 1998
Timothy Michaels Timothy Michaels ...  Kevin Hopkins (Young Man) 2 episodes, 1998
Leland L. Jones ...  Deacon Sanford 2 episodes, 1998
Thomas Jefferson Byrd ...  Flora's Pa 2 episodes, 1998
Peter Katona ...  Sam Phillips (Young Man) 2 episodes, 1998
Tonea Stewart ...  Bessie 2 episodes, 1998
Jody Thompson ...  Another Boy 2 episodes, 1998
Benji Wilhoite Benji Wilhoite ...  White Boy 2 episodes, 1998
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John Lawhorn John Lawhorn ...  Porter #1 2 episodes, 1998
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Cekoya Tolbert Cekoya Tolbert ...  Ruthana (Age 10) 2 episodes, 1998
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Alex Van ...  Ralph 2 episodes, 1998
Stuart Culpepper Stuart Culpepper ...  General Whitlow 2 episodes, 1998
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Don Henderson Baker ...  Clerk (1955) 2 episodes, 1998
Stuart Greer Stuart Greer ...  Foreman 2 episodes, 1998
Jonathan Parks Jordan ...  Gavin Hopkins 2 episodes, 1998
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Mama Flora reflects on her life while trying to help her grand-daughter get her life right and be a better mother for her son. All while bringing the family she has left back together. Movies takes place from the 1910s to the 1970s.

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Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Mama Flora's Family See more »

Filming Locations:

Atlanta, Georgia, USA See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(2 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Though they do not share scenes, Erika Alexander plays the younger version of Queen Latifah's grandmother. They starred together as best friends on all 5 seasons of the Fox sitcom "Living Single" playing best friends Max and Khadijah. See more »

Goofs

When blood covered young Flora goes to pick up her crying baby after his father has been shot, the baby has blood on the bottom of his diaper (and on his body) that was obviously there BEFORE Flora picked him up. See more »

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Excellent
2 June 2005 | by Lsunrise7312See all my reviews

This movie was very touching from start to finish. It is not as powerful as ROOTS of course but then again what movie is? Its a generational story of a woman named Flora who survives the remnants of slavery to the 21 century. She was consider stubborn as a mule. I think that stubbornness is what made her the heartbeat of the family. She had the respect of her family and community. I know that slavery is a heavy stain on American History but it is American History. To understand it you have to see both sides of the story. You don't have to be African American to enjoy this movie. It is an American story of Love,Hatred,Sacrice and Hope. It is a definite must see.


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