Posted by | Ray Cornelius

Lifetime has released the official trailer for it’s made for TV movie of the Broadway play A Trip to Bountiful  starring Cicely Tyson, Vanessa Williams, Keke Palmer and Blair Underwood.

A Trip to Bountiful  tells the story of a woman’s quest to reconnect with her past in order to ensure her family’s future. The film is set during the final years of the Jim Crow South; it is the best-known work by Oscar-, Pulitzer- and Emmy-winning author Horton Foote.

Tyson made headlines last spring when she returned to Broadway after a 30-year absence, winning her first Tony Award for her role as the show’s matriarch Carrie Watts.

Check out the trailer below:

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A Trip to Bountiful  airs next Saturday, March 8 at 8 p.m.

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