A Raisin in the Sun - The Criterion Collection

1961
  |  Buy to Own: 01/10/2018
  |  128 min
Rated TBC by the BBFC

Synopsis

Sidney Poitier stars in this screen version of the play by Lorraine Hansberry. When the Younger family receive a substantial insurance payment after the death of their patriarch, the money provides each of them with the opporunity to escape from their cramped Chicago apartment. Walter Lee (Poitier) wants to buy a liquor store, his mother Lena (Claudia McNeil) wants a house and Walter's sister Ruth (Ruby Dee) needs the money to complete medical school. Will they ever agree on how to spend the money?