|, April 8, 2010 In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. Roop works as a garbage collector, and he struggles to support Claudine and her children. 5.0 out of 5 stars Family. Purchase for my husband, he loves this movie!! Parents campaign to change the law for families who have suffered from violent crime, after their son is murdered. Keep track of everything you watch; tell your friends. The film was released on April 22, 1974, grossing about $6 million. Directed by John Berry. | Rating: 3/4 This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. Claudine Claudine is a 1974 American film, produced by Third World Films and distributed by 20th Century Fox. Better than any current drama movie made today thats for sure. And the soundtrack by Gladys Knight and the Pips (music composed by Curtis Mayfield) is fantastic. A union-busting Yokohama dockworker learns that the loyalties that rule his life are based on shaky foundations. She finds love for the first time in years having had several failed relationships only to have her heart broken and mended again. Thanks. Beautiful soundtrack by Gladys Knights and the Pips as well.. An okay film but often I felt as though I was watching an extra long episode of Good Times. | Rotten (3), something of a revolutionary film, one that took the basic template of the romantic comedy and used it to explore the lived experiences of a single black mother trying to make it financially, emotionally, and romantically in Harlem. Following the tragic death of his father, a young boy's family trains his horse to compete in the local derby. A black champion boxer and his white female companion struggle to survive while the white boxing establishment looks for ways to knock him down. It's easy to get hooked by Claudine, a lean, funny, Nixon-era movie about a romance nearly undone by a patronizing welfare system. Claudine is desperate and goes out looking for love, and she finds love with Rupert Marshall whom everyone calls Roop. 5 of 5 people found this review helpful. Please reference “Error Code 2121” when contacting customer service. This FAQ is empty. Each knows the other isn't happy, they themselves aren't happy, but they don't talk about their problems ... See full summary ». In the 1970s Harlem, garbage collector Roop feels intimidated by the idea of dating Claudine who is a single mother of six on welfare. 3 people found this helpful. It also highlights the struggles of black men and how demasculinised (is that a word) they feel when their manhood is being questioned and hung oout to dry. Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? James Earl Jones is great. Claudine tries to provide for her six children in Harlem while on welfare. Claudine (Diahann Carroll) is a single mother in New York City who endures an exhausting commute to the suburbs where she works as a maid for wealthy families. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on March 8, 2020. Diahann Carroll was absolutely brilliant as Claudine, a single thirtysomething mother of six children who has to lie to welfare about her employment status. A single woman with six children tries to make a life with a garbageman in Harlem. Your favorites, all in one place. She also has to tell her that she is unemployed. There is no hiding that Claudine and the children are treading the waters of poverty. Rupert falls hard for Claudine, and he eventually asks her out for a date. --Tom Keogh. Mr Lonesome is a relatable drama following James Fridrick, a paranoid and helpless elderly man, who is struggling in life with the recent loss of his loved one. I'm glad to have it and to able to watch it when I feel like it. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on July 20, 2008. There are no approved quotes yet for this movie. |. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on December 29, 2018. Understand how his character... See full summary ».