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When they receive an eviction notice, a single mom (Jennifer Hudson) sends her son (Jacob Latimore) to spend Christmas with his estranged grandparents (Forest Whitaker, Angela Bassett). There the African-American youth has an unusual religious experience that helps him see his personal experiences differently.

MPAA Rating PG for thematic material, language and a menacing situation.
Theatrical Release November 27, 2013
Director Kasi Lemmons
Cast Forest Whitaker, Angela Bassett, Jennifer Hudson, Jacob Latimore
Run Time 118
2013 Fox Searchlight Pictures Official Movie Website

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