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Ruby Bridges (1998)

PG 01/18/1998 (US) DramaFamilyHistory 1h 36m

Overview

The true story of Ruby Bridges, an African-American girl who, in 1960 at age 6, helped to integrate the all-white schools of New Orleans. Although she was the only black girl to come to the school she was sent to, (and since all the white mothers pulled their children out of class, she was the only one there, period), and though she faced a crowd of angry white citizens every day, she emerged unscathed, physically or emotionally. Encouraged by her teacher, a white woman from the North named Barbara Henry, and her mother, Lucille, and with her own quiet strength, she eventually broke down a century-old barrier forever, a pivotal moment in the civil-rights movement

  1. Euzhan Palcy

    Director

  2. Toni Ann Johnson

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Chaz Monet

    Chaz Monet

    Ruby Nell Bridges

  2. Michael Beach

    Michael Beach

    Abon Bridges

  3. Penelope Ann Miller

    Penelope Ann Miller

    Barbara Henry

  4. Lela Rochon

    Lela Rochon

    Lucielle 'Lucy' Bridges

  5. Kevin Pollak

    Kevin Pollak

    Dr. Robert Coles

  6. Jean Louisa Kelly

    Jean Louisa Kelly

    Jane Coles

  7. Peter Francis James

    Peter Francis James

    Dr. Broyard

  8. Diana Scarwid

    Diana Scarwid

    Miss Woodmere

  9. Patrika Darbo

    Patrika Darbo

    Miss Spencer

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Ruby Bridges
Ruby Bridges

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Original Language English

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