Georgia, Georgia

Overview

Diana Sands stars in the provocative romantic drama Georgia, Georgia. While performing in Sweden, black singer Georgia Diana Sands falls in love with white photographer Michael Winters Dirk Benedict. The issue of miscegenation weighs heavily upon the proceedings, though it is Georgia's black travelling companion Alberta Minnie Gentry, rather than Michael's white friends, who is most upset by the interracial relationship. Alberta despises all whites with a vengeance, and it is her hatred that formulates the film's...
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Overview

Diana Sands stars in the provocative romantic drama Georgia, Georgia. While performing in Sweden, black singer Georgia Diana Sands falls in love with white photographer Michael Winters Dirk Benedict. The issue of miscegenation weighs heavily upon the proceedings, though it is Georgia's black travelling companion Alberta Minnie Gentry, rather than Michael's white friends, who is most upset by the interracial relationship. Alberta despises all whites with a vengeance, and it is her hatred that formulates the film's explosive climax. Scripted by Maya Angelou, Georgia, Georgia can't help but seem dated when shown today; its principal virtues are Sands's performance and Andreas Ballas's cinematography.
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Special Features

Audio commentary with star Dirk Benedict and director Stig Bjorkman, moderated by film historian Steve Ryfle; Liner notes by Steve Ryfle; Still gallery, courtesy of Dirk Benedict; Original theatrical trailer
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/6/2012
  • UPC: 851740003260
  • Original Release: 1972
  • Source: Scorpion Records
  • Region Code: 0
  • Aspect Ratio: Alternate Wide Screen (1.78:1)
  • Presentation: Color / Wide Screen
  • Sound: Dolby Digital Mono
  • Language: English
  • Time: 1:31:00
  • Format: DVD

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Minnie Gentry Alberta Anderson
Roger Furman Herbert Thompson
Terry Whitmore Bobo
Dirk Benedict Michael Winters
Tina Hedstrom
Andrew Bates Jr.
James Thomas Finlay Jr.
Diana Kjaer
Lars-Erik Berenett
Stig Engstrom
Diana Sands Georgia Martin
Randolph Henry
Artie Sheppard
Beatrice Wendin
Technical Credits
Stig Bjorkman Director
Andreas Bellis Cinematographer
Sten-Goran Camitz Editor
Herman Howell Choreography
Jack Jordan Producer
Quentin Kelly Executive Producer
Sven Olaf Waldorf Score Composer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Georgia, Georgia
1. Chapter 1 [7:00]
2. Chapter 2 [4:27]
3. Chapter 3 [7:22]
4. Chapter 4 [8:17]
5. Chapter 5 [7:27]
6. Chapter 6 [5:51]
7. Chapter 7 [6:56]
8. Chapter 8 [9:09]
9. Chapter 9 [7:18]
10. Chapter 10 [5:19]
11. Chapter 11 [4:31]
12. Chapter 12 [9:32]
13. Chapter 13 [8:18]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Georgia, Georgia
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   Bonus Features
      Audio Commentary by Star Dirk Benedict & Director Stig Bjorkman, Moderated by Film Historian Steve Ryfle
      Behind the Scenes Photo Gallery - Images Courtesy of Dirk Benedict
      Theatrical Trailer (Spanish Language)
   Georgia, Georgia: Chapters
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