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Down in the Delta


Poet Maya Angelou made her feature directorial debut with this African-American family drama, shown theatrically but originally produced for the Showtime cable network. Unemployed single mother Loretta ([[Performer~P126233~Alfre Woodward~martawoodward]]) lives with her mother, Rosa Lynn ([[Performer~P923~Mary Alice~maryalice]]), in a Chicago apartment. Drugs and alcohol lead Loretta to neglect her autistic daughter, Tracy ([[Performer~P263360~Kulani Hassen~kulanihassen]]). Her teen son Thomas...more