A Raisin In The Sun (2008)
Directed by Kenny Leon
Produced by Craig Zadan and Neil Meron
Starring Sean Combs, Sanaa Lathan, Audra McDonald, and Phylicia Rashad
An African-American family struggles with poverty, racism, and inner conflict as they strive for a better way of life. Based on the play by Lorraine Hansberry.
Merv wrote the underscore and two, original songs for this powerful, filmed adaptation of Lorraine Hansberry’s award-winning play.
- This version of ‘A Raisin In The Sun’ was the first film made for television ever to be accepted into the prestigious Sundance Film Festival.