A Patch of Blue (2000)
Average Rating: 8.3/10
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Release Date: Jan 1, 2000 Wide
Average Rating: 4/5
User Ratings: 5,650
Shelley Winters won an Academy Award for her searing performance as Rose-Ann d'Arcy in A Patch of Blue. The star, however, is not Winters but Elizabeth Hartman, cast as d'Arcy's blind, sensitive daughter, Selina. A venomous prostitute, Rose-Ann treats both Selina and grandfather Ole Pa (Wallace Ford) like dirt. Fortunately, Selina finds a way out via the kindly Gordon Ralfe (Sidney Poitier), who befriends Hartman and tries to open up doors for her previously closed by her selfish mother. Despite
Jan 1, 2000 Wide
Feb 4, 2003
MGM Home Entertainment
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A beautifully moving film.
Effective drama that was something of a breakthrough at the time.
Audience Reviews for A Patch of Blue
- Gordon Ralfe: You cannot go on living the way you are. It's a dark age story.
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