Despite this, the couple, who met in 1957, remained together for more than two years.
Harry Belafonte plays David Boyeur, a black activist who threatens Santa Marta’s white rulers.
“The Joy Luck Club” tackles family, Chinese immigrants and interracial love.
In college, Rose Hsu (Rosalind Chao) dates white student Ted Jordan (Andrew Mc Carthy).
While the Draytons wrestle with whether to give their blessing to the couple, their relationship with their black maid is also explored. The phrase the “personal is political” certainly applies to this film, which inspired the less than stellar remake “Guess Who” in 2005.
Beau Bridges stars as Elgar Enders, a young, privileged white man who sets out to buy a Brooklyn tenement and turn it into a luxurious home for himself.