Set in rural Louisiana during the Depression, this heartfelt story tells of a sharecropper family struggling to overcome adversity. After stealing to feed his family, Nathan is sent to a prison camp. In their fight for survival, his determined wife and their eldest son hold the family together. Once the boy becomes an adult, he searches for his father but instead discovers manhood. Considered groundbreaking for its time, Sounder is a rare film experience moving people of all races.
*Academy Award Nominated for Best Picture, Best Actor, Best Actress & Best Screenplay.