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26 Ratings

The Learning Tree

Directed by Gordon Parks
United States, 1969
Drama

Synopsis

The story, set in Kansas in the 1920s, covers a year in the life of a black teenager, and documents the events which force him into sudden manhood. The family relationships and enmities, fears, frustrations and ambitions of small-town America are explored with a strong statement about human values.

Synopsis

The story, set in Kansas in the 1920s, covers a year in the life of a black teenager, and documents the events which force him into sudden manhood. The family relationships and enmities, fears, frustrations and ambitions of small-town America are explored with a strong statement about human values.

The Learning TreeDirected byGordon Parks

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National Film Preservation Board
1989 | Winner: National Film Registry

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