A Raisin in the Sun
|Running Time: 131 mins.|
|Genre: Adaptation, Drama, Period|
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Summary:During the 1950's in Chicago's South Side, the struggling Younger family anxiously await the arrival of a $10,000 life insurance check made out to Lena Younger, the family matriarch, from the estate of her late husband, Walter Lee. Lena would like to retire from her job as a domestic for a white family and dreams of escaping the claustrophobic, one-room tenement apartment to own a house, a dream she shared with her late husband. Her son Walter Lee, Jr., currently employed as a chauffeur, hopes to own a liquor store business. His wife Ruth is also a domestic in a white household and also hopes to live in a larger home. His sister Beneatha wants to go to medical school while also being pursue... Full Summary >>
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