Take a Giant Step

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"From Playground to hunting ground - in a bar!"
  • PG
  • 1959
  • 1 hr 39 min
  • 6.9  (382)

A black high school senior struggles with becoming a man, and living in a middle class white neighborhood in the late 1950s U.S. In protest of the paternalistic views of the Civil War emphasized in his history class, he storms out and gets caught smoking a cigar in the boys' room. Spence's crush on a white classmate goes nowhere because of her father's attitude toward blacks. His outspoken grandmother seems the only one who understands his angry growing pains, at the early stages of the U.S.'s Civil Rights Era.

Take a Giant Step
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A black high school senior struggles with becoming a man, and living in a middle class white neighborhood in the late 1950s U.S. In protest of the paternalistic views of the Civil War emphasized in his history class, he storms out and gets caught smoking a cigar in the boys' room. Spence's crush on a white classmate goes nowhere because of her father's attitude toward blacks. His outspoken grandmother seems the only one who understands his angry growing pains, at the early stages of the U.S.'s Civil Rights Era.

Take a Giant Step is a 1959 drama with a runtime of 1 hour and 39 minutes. It has received poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.9.

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  • Release Date
    1959
  • MPAA Rating
    PG
  • Runtime
    1 hr 39 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    6.9  (382)