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Down in the Delta Movie 
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Down in the Delta
Release date: 25 December 1998 
Down in the Delta Official Web Site 
Miramax Films 
Alfre Woodward --------- Loretta
Al Freeman Jr. ----------- Earl
Mary Alice -------------- Rosa Lynn
Esther Rolle ------------- Annie
Loretta Devine ---------- Zenia
Wesley Snipes ---------- Will
Mpho Koaho ----------- Thomas
Kulani Hassen ----------- Tracy
Anne Marie Johnson ----- Monica
Justin Lord -------------- Dr. Rainey

Directed by ------------- Maya Angelou
Produced by ----------- Rick Rosenberg, Bob Christiansen, Victor McGauley, Wesley Snipes, Reuben Cannon
Co-producers ---------- Terri Farnsworth, Myron Goble, Alfre Woodward
Written by ------------- Myron Goble
Camera --------------- William Wages
Edited by -------------- Nancy Richardson
Music by -------------- Stanley Clarke
Production designer ---- Lindsey Hermer-Bell
Costume designer ------ Maxyne Baker
Assistant director ------ Michael Zenon
Casting by ------------- Reuben Cannon & Associates
MPAA: Rated PG-13 for drug related material
Running time: 111 min

In "Down in the Delta", an emotional movie about a single mother, Loretta, who is going down the path of drugs and alcohol. She lives with her mother and two children in a Chicago apartment. Loretta's mother, Rosa Lynn, decides to try and save the family. She pawns her most prized family heirloom, a silver candelabra,  and moves the family back to their ancestral home down in the Mississippi delta.

Related Items 

"Down in the Delta : A Screenplay"
by Myron Goble
Paperback - 192 pages 1 edition (January 1999)
Hyperion (Adult Trd Pap); ISBN: 0786884584 
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