Sudie & Simpson

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Sudie & Simpson ★★★ 1990

Heart-tugging tale of friendship set in rural 1940s Georgia. Twelve-year-old white Sudie's forbidden friendship with the adult black Simpson provides a lot of talk in their small town. Racial barriers finally cause Simpson to be accused of child molestation and the odds of his survival, despite his innocence, don't seem great. Based on Sara Flanigan Carter's autobiographical novel. 95m/C VHS, DVD . Sara Gilbert, Louis Gossett Jr., Frances Fisher, John M. Jackson, Paige Danahy, Ken Strong; D: Joan Tewkesbury; W: Sara Flanigan Carter, Ken Koser; C: Mario DiLeo; M: Michel Colombier. CABLE