In this comedy/drama a non-practicing Jewish husband/father, struggling to find a job as an actor, wrestles with financial problems, his father’s impending death, his faith, & relationships with his wife & 2 kids.
A black Mississippi faher tries to revent his eager son from participating in SNCC-led Civil Rights freedom demonstrations in the early 1960s.
An escaped convict hides in home of disturbed divorcee . During long Labor Day weekend he wins her love & relates well to her son longing for a father.
Black Cecil Gaines, serving as a butler at the White House, endures racism but sees the growing civil rights movement advance the status of his