Down in the Delta 22 years old

Sometimes, the last place you expected to be is the one place you've always belonged...

Down in the Delta

A single mother plagued by alcohol and drug addictions is sent with her children from Chicago to her ancestral home in the Mississippi Delta, to live with her uncle and aunt for the summer.

Credits

Alfre Woodard
Alfre Woodard

Loretta Sinclair

Wesley Snipes
Wesley Snipes

Will Sinclair

Mary Alice
Mary Alice

Rosa Lynn Sinclair

Esther Rolle
Esther Rolle

Annie Sinclair

Al Freeman, Jr.
Al Freeman, Jr.

Earl Sinclair

Down in the Delta Cast

Name Character
Alfre Woodard She was 46, now 68 years old as Loretta Sinclair
Esther Rolle She was 78, 78 years old when she died as Annie Sinclair
Mary Alice She was 57, now 79 years old as Rosa Lynn Sinclair
Wesley Snipes He was 36, now 59 years old as Will Sinclair
Loretta Devine She was 49, now 72 years old as Zenia
Al Freeman, Jr. He was 64, 78 years old when he died as Earl Sinclair

Down in the Delta Crew

Name Department
Reuben Cannon as Producer. He was 52 (now 75) years old Production
Nancy Richardson as Editor. She was 48 (now 71) years old Editing
William Wages as Cinematography. Crew
Stanley Clarke as Music. He was 47 (now 70) years old Sound
Maya Angelou as Director. She was 70 (86) years old when She died Directing
Maxyne Baker as Costume Designer. Costume & Make-Up
Myron Goble as Writer. Writing
Down in the Delta poster
Down in the Delta (22 years)

Sometimes, the last place you expected to be is the one place you've always belonged...

  • Release day: Friday, December 25, 1998
  • Runtime: 112 minutes