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The Women of Brewster Place (1989)

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Release Date: Mar 19, 1989 Wide

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Based on the novel by Gloria Naylor, The Women of Brewster Place was produced by and stars Oprah Winfrey. The film concerns a variety of women who live in the housing project located on Brewster Place, and tells about their lives as they struggle in the face of racism, poverty, and troublesome men. Winfrey portrays Mattie Michael who was kicked out of her parent's (Paul Winfield and Mary Alice) house after refusing to reveal the name of her soon-to-be-born child's father. She eventually inherits

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Jan 30, 2001

Xenon

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Classic miniseries tackles weighty women's issues.

May 4, 2012 Full Review Source: Common Sense Media
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Engaging portrait of seven women in a ghetto tenement who are struggling to overcome the hardships of poverty and the disappointments of shattered dreams.

July 10, 2003 Full Review Source: Spirituality and Practice
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