Sounder (2003)



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Based on a novel by William H. Armstrong, the made-for-TV Sounder was a remake of director Martin Ritt's 1972 theatrical feature of the same name. This is the story of 11-year-old black youngster David Daniel Lee Robertson III, known throughout the film as "Boy." When his sharecropper father is arrested and sentenced to five years at hard labor after stealing food to feed his family, Boy embarks upon a journey to find out where his father has being imprisoned. Accompanied by his dog Sounder, Boy … More

Rating: PG
Genre: Drama, Television, Kids & Family
Directed By:
Written By: Bill Cain
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jun 24, 2003



as The Father

as The Mother

as The teacher

as Deputy

as Boy (age 7)

as Preacher #1

as Crew Boss

as Guard #1

as Preacher #2

as Sheriff

as Crew Boss
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All Critics (2)

Affecting update of the coming-of-age classic.

Full Review… | December 20, 2010
Common Sense Media

It's fine and warm and satisfying and, yes, inspiring...

Full Review… | July 5, 2003
Flick Filosopher

Audience Reviews for Sounder

Beautiful family, Cicily Tyson, trying to survive in the rascist south around 1900 or so. Excellent

Moving, excellent.

Mary Miller

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