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Title Cora unashamed / produced by Alt Films for WGBH Boston ; producer, Marian Rees ; screenplay, Ann Peacock ; director, Deborah M. Pratt.

Publication Info. [Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Home Video ; Hollywood, Calif. : Distributed by Paramount Home Entertainment, 2005.


Location Call No. Status
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Adult Department  AD DVD CORA    Check Shelf
Edition Standard format.
Description 1 videodisc (approximately 95 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in..
Series PBS pictures
PBS pictures.
System Details DVD; Dolby digital; region 1.
Cast Regina Taylor, Cherry Jones, Ellen Muth, Michael Gaston, Kohl Sudduth, Arlen Dean Snyder, C.C.H. Pounder.
Credits Director of photography, Ernest Holzmann ; editor, Debra I. Moore ; music, Patrice Rushen.
Note Originally produced as an episode of the television program ExxonMobil Masterpiece theatre's American collection in 2000.
Based on the short story Cora unashamed by Langston Hughes.
Audience Not rated
Summary A town's lone African American woman is surrounded by social isolation and deep-seated racism while working as a housekeeper. Set in rural Iowa in the early 1900s, Cora is confronted with death, abortion and loneliness. Working as a domestic, she lives only for her daughter and the neglected child of her employers.
Language English dialogue; closed-captioned.
Note GMD: videorecording.
Subject Mothers and daughters -- Iowa -- Drama.
African American women household employees -- Drama.
Women household employees -- Iowa -- Drama.
African American women -- Iowa -- Drama.
Loneliness -- Iowa -- Drama.
Genre/Form Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Television programs.
Television adaptations.
DVD-Video discs.
Added Author Taylor, Regina, actress.
Jones, Cherry, 1956-
Muth, Ellen, 1981-
Gaston, Michael.
Sudduth, Kohl.
Snyder, Arlen Dean.
Pounder, C. C. H.
Rees, Marian.
Peacock, Ann.
Pratt, Deborah (Deborah M.)
Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967 Cora unashamed.
ALT Films.
WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
Added Title Exxon Mobil Masterpiece Theatre's American collection.
ISBN 1415709246
Standard No. 841887050029
Music No. 705002 PBS Home Video
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