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A Family Thing(Movie, 1996)

PG-13
| 1h 49min | Genres: Comedy, Drama
A Family ThingRating: 3.1/5 (with 2121 votes)
A Family Thing is a 1996 film starring Robert Duvall, James Earl Jones and Irma P. Hall. It was rewritten by Billy Bob Thornton and Tom Epperson, the original script, "Latent Blood" was written by L Guy Burton, and directed by Richard Pearce. ()
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About A Family Thing

Earl Pilcher Jr., runs an equipment rental outfit in Arkansas, lives with his wife and kids and parents, and rarely takes off his gimme cap. His mother dies, leaving a letter explaining he's not her natural son, but the son of a Black woman who died in childbirth; plus, he has a half brother Ray, in Chicago, she wants him to visit. Earl makes the trip, initially receiving a cold welcome from Ray and Ray's son, Virgil. His birth mother's sister, Aunt T., an aged and blind matriarch, takes Earl in tow and insists that the family open up to him.


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Additional Information

Production country: United States of America (USA)
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 10 languages: Czech (CS), German (DE), English (EN), Spanish (ES), French (FR), Hungarian (HU), Italian (IT), Dutch (NL), Portuguese (PT), Ukrainian (UK)
Status: Released
Release date US: 03/29/1996
Director: Richard Pearce
Producer: Robert Duvall
Screenwriter: Billy Bob Thornton
Film Editor: Mark Warner
Director of Photography: Fred Murphy
Composer: Charles Gross
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"Un asunto de familia"

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