CINEMA: ODD COUPLE

CAN JAMES EARL JONES ACCEPT ROBERT DUVALL AS HIS BROTHER?

NOT SINCE IN THE HEAT OF THE Night has a good ole cracker had a culture shock like the one Earl Pilcher Jr. (Robert Duvall) receives in A Family Thing. It comes in the form of a deathbed letter from the woman he has always believed was his mother. In it she tells him that though he looks, acts and thinks white, he is half black, the product of a union six decades ago between his father and the family's African-American maid, who died giving birth to him. His adoptive mother's last wish is that he find his black half brother...

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