The Ditchdigger's Daughters (1997)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Docudrama, Family Drama  |   Run Time - 92 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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Based on the memoirs of Yvonne S. Thornton, this heartwarming, inspirational family drama centers on a poor black laborer who wanted his six daughters to grow up to be doctors. With a determination bordering on obsession, he demands much of his girls, something they don't always appreciate. He also makes many personal sacrifices to make sure they will succeed in life.