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7.6
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120 Ratings

ROOTS

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Directed by Marvin J. Chomsky, John Erman, David Greene, Gilbert Moses
United States, 1977
TV Mini-series, Biography, Drama, History

Synopsis

A saga of African-American life, based on Alex Haley’s family history. Throughout the series, the family observes notable events in U.S. history, such as the Revolutionary and Civil Wars, slave uprisings, and emancipation.

Synopsis

A saga of African-American life, based on Alex Haley’s family history. Throughout the series, the family observes notable events in U.S. history, such as the Revolutionary and Civil Wars, slave uprisings, and emancipation.

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RootsDirected byMarvin J. Chomsky, John Erman, David Greene, Gilbert Moses

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Awards & Festivals

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Directors Guild of America
1978 | Winner: Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Series' - Night
1978 | Nominee: Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Specials/Movies for TV/Actuality
Golden Globes (USA)
1978 | Winner: Best Television Series - Drama
1978 | Nominee: Best Actress in a Television Series - Drama

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