S. Epatha Merkerson
Zarité, who is known as Tété, born to an African mother she has never known and a white sailor, survives a brutal childhood and grows up to find comfort in the music and culture of her fellow slaves, and when Toulouse Valmorain purchases young Tété for his bride, both of their lives become intertwined in surprising ways, particularly when they both end up in New Orleans.
Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment
The story of the relationship between a prominent high school football coach in a small South Carolina town and the illiterate, mentally-challenged man nicknamed Radio whom he mentors. Although their friendship raises some eyebrows at first, Radio's growth under the coach's guidance ultimately inspires the local townsfolk.