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A young, white teacher is assigned to an isolated island off the coast of South Carolina populated mostly by poor black families. He finds that the basically illiterate, neglected children there know so little of the world outside their island.

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Directed by

Martin Ritt

Written by

Irving Ravetch (Writer)
Harriet Frank Jr. (Writer)
Pat Conroy (Novel)

Runtime

106 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

One beautiful man. His true story

Cast

Keywords

school teacher racism island south carolina

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