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This review is from: Alex Haley's Queen [DVD] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC] (DVD)
Another slice of Alex Haley's history an important view into a difficult period in time, where slavery was coming to an end and and love across the cultures produced children of mixed blood. Queen is born into a world where her father is a slave owner and her mother a slave. Queen's parent's share a strong love for each other but can never be together publicly.
Queen begins life in a slave shack with her mother and grandfather, while her father lives in the big house on the plantation with his parents. Queen does not know who her father is at this point.
Her father is forced to marry and has a child with his wife, Queen is taken from her mother (at the age of 4 approx) and moved to the house to become the slave to her half sister, but is hated by her fathers wife.
The story continues to take you on an epic journey that is compelling and heart breaking.
A very worthwhile watch.