American Violet

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  • PG-13
  • Genre(s): Drama
  • Release year: 2008
  • Running time: 103 min
Based on true events, AMERICAN VIOLET tells the astonishing story of Dee Roberts, a 24 year-old African American single mother of four, living in a small Texas town. Dee soon discovers she has been charged as a drug dealer and must face a horrific... read more
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Based on true events, AMERICAN VIOLET tells the astonishing story of Dee Roberts, a 24 year-old African American single mother of four, living in a small Texas town. Dee soon discovers she has been charged as a drug dealer and must face a horrific choice: plead guilty and go home a convicted felon or remain in prison and fight the charges thus, jeopardizing her children and risking a long prison sentence.

Original Release

08/28/2008

US Release

04/17/2009

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Cast

Charles S. Dutton Reverend Sanders
Michael O'Keefe Calvin Beckett
Will Patton Sam Conroy
Xzibit Darrell Hughes
Tim Blake Nelson David Cohen
Nicole Beharie Dee Roberts
Malcolm Barrett Byron Hill
Alfre Woodard Alma Roberts
Tim Ware Mark Shelby
Paul David Story David Higgins
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Tim Disney

Writers

Bill Haney

Cast

Charles S. Dutton Reverend Sanders
Michael O'Keefe Calvin Beckett
Will Patton Sam Conroy
Xzibit Darrell Hughes
Tim Blake Nelson David Cohen
Nicole Beharie Dee Roberts
Malcolm Barrett Byron Hill
Alfre Woodard Alma Roberts
Tim Ware Mark Shelby
Paul David Story David Higgins
David Warshofsky Robert Foster
Lucinda Jenney Leona Conroy
Karimah Westbrook Claudia Johnson
Paul Guilfoyle Judge Belmont
Pamala Tyson Gladys Williams
Scott A. Martin Jerry Arnold
Michael Scialabba Willis
John Will Clay Franklin
Myra Nakia Christophe Sherice Roberts
Za'mari Breedlove Shardonda Roberts

Producers

Tom R. Camp Executive Producer
Jennifer Eplett Executive Producer
Peter Newman Executive Producer
Sean Reilly Executive Producer
Mark Donadio Producer
Bill Haney Producer
Debra Longo Producer
Miriam Marcus Producer
Lyz O'Keefe Producer

Editors

Curtiss Clayton, Nancy Richardson, Terilyn A. Shropshire

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