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Lackawanna Blues

Lackawanna Blues

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Saturday, February 12, 2005 N/A
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  • Season: 2004-2005
  • Network: HBO
  • Genre: Drama
  • Category: Movies
  • Subject Matter: Black Story, Family Drama, Period Piece
  • Based On: Lackawanna Blues (Play) written by Ruben Stantiago-Hudson
  • Misc.: Based On Book/Play

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Plot Synopsis

Based on the play by Ruben Santiago-Hudson. In 1956 Lackawanna, NY Nanny Crosby runs a rooming house filled with black emigrants from the south, a group of colorful characters on the fringes of their own segregated society. She takes in a little boy and raises him as her own son. His life is changed both by Nanny's love and the stories of her boarder's damaged lives and haunted pasts.

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  • HBO Films
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