The Last Brickmaker in America
Henry, a warm and honest man, has worked in his family brickyard for 57 years. From dusk to dawn every day but Sunday, every week of the year, he has proudly put his blood and sweat into creating red clay bricks. But now, in a time when automation rules in America and foll... Read More
Henry, a warm and honest man, has worked in his family brickyard for 57 years. From dusk to dawn every day but Sunday, every week of the year, he has proudly put his blood and sweat into creating red clay bricks. But now, in a time when automation rules in America and following the recent passing of his beloved wife, Cobb's passion for his work is gone.
When 13-year-old Danny Potter enters his life in search of a refuge from his bickering parents, Henry becomes his mentor, giving the boy a sense of purpose and the role modely he so desperately needs. In turn, Danny rejuvinates Henry's passion for life.
Academy award winner Sidney Poitier delivers a heartwarming performance as a skilled craftsman fighting for quality and tradition in The Last Brickmaker in America.
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Dove Family-Approved for ages 12 & up.
MPAA Rating: PG
Format: Closed-captioned, Color, Full Screen, NTSC, Widescreen
Run Time: 85 Minutes
- Product type: Video
- Format: DVD
- Release Date: Dec 15, 2010
- UPC: 625828551307
- Height: 0.6
- Width: 5.3
- Length: 7.5
- Runtime: 85 Minutes
- Language: English
- Volumes/Discs: 0
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Customer ReviewsWrite your own review
- Heartwarming and well acted by Jodie on 3/20/13
Both my husband and I loved this movie. It was very heartwarming. Great acting by all. Sydney Poitier was awesome!!
- Endurance by Determined diva on 11/25/11
This is a prime example of patience, endurance and quality and not quantity. I would advised this movie as an excellent education piece for a family to teach their child(ren) or any young person who is in this technology era.
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