The Summer of Ben Tyler

The Summer of Ben Tyler

A town patriarch turns everyone against a lawyer and his wife, who have taken in a young black man.

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The Summer of Ben Tyler

Description

Drama97 Mins1996PG
Starts05/01/2021Expires10/01/2021

At the onset of World War II, a Southern, white, small-town couple -- attorney Temple Rayburn (James Woods) and his loving wife, Celia (Elizabeth McGovern) -- decide to take in Ben Tyler (Charles Mattocks), the mentally challenged African-American son of their deceased housekeeper. This act of kindness is extremely controversial in their heavily segregated community, and before long the Rayburns find themselves caught in a whirlwind of political and moral issues.

Moods

  • Uplifting
  • Engaging
  • Emotional
  • Touching

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