A Raisin in the Sun (29-May-1961)|
Director: Daniel Petrie
Writer: Lorraine Hansberry
From a play: A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry
Music by: Laurence Rosenthal
Producers: David Susskind; Philip Rose
Keywords: Drama, Insurance Money
Following the death of Momma Younger's husband, her family receives a $10,000 insurance windfall; she intends to move them from their small apartment into a more upscale white neighborhood, and use any remaining funds to provide for the medical education of their daughter Beneatha. But her son Walter Lee would prefer investing the remaining money in a liquor business. Sharp, engaging film, superbly acted. Entered 2005 into the National Film Registry.
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