A Worn Path

A Worn Path

Downloadable Video - 1994
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On a "bright, frozen day" in Mississippi, 95-year-old Phoenix Jackson makes her mythic journey into town for the medicine her grandson needs. Touching upon themes of family, love, aging, and poverty, this dramatization of Eudora Welty's classic story "A Worn Path" provides both a heroic image of the human spirit enduring against tremendous odds and a poignant commentary on the African-American experience. An interview with Welty herself by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Beth Henley concludes the program.
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Films on Demand [distributor], 1994
Characteristics: 1 streaming video file (32 min.) : sd., col., digital file
Additional Contributors: Films on Demand

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