The Courage to Love

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The Courage to Love ★★½ 2000 (PG-13)

Real-life portrayal of Henriette Dellille who, as the product of an affair between a white plantation owner and an African-American woman, shunned family and societal pressures to devote her life to caring for the underprivileged through her group the Sisters of the Holy Family in 19th-century New Orleans. 90m/C VHS, DVD . Vanessa L(ynne) Williams, Gil Bellows, Lisa Bronwyn Moore, David La Haye, Cynda Williams, Diahann Carroll, Stacy Keach, Eddie Bo Smith Jr., Kevin Jubinville, Jean-Louis Roux, Lise Roy, Mariah Inger, Paul-Antoine Taillefer, Chris(topher) Williams, Karen Williams, Graeme Somerville, Susannah Hoffman, Raven Dauda, Sylvia Stewart, Heather Hale; D: Keri Skogland; W: Toni Johnson; C: Jonathan Freeman; M: Christopher Dedrick. TV

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