A Warm December

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A Warm December
A Warm December FilmPoster.jpeg
Directed by Sidney Poitier
Written by Lawrence Roman

Sidney Poitier

Esther Anderson
Editing by Pembroke J. Herring
Studio First Artists
Distributed by National General Pictures
Release dates 15 February 1974
Running time 99 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Box office $1,600,000 (US/ Canada rentals)[1]

A Warm December is a 1973 film directed by Sidney Poitier and starring him in the lead role as Dr. Matt Younger. It also starred Jamaican actress Esther Anderson as Catherine, Matt's love interest. Anderson's role of an African princess won her a NAACP Image Award for Best Actress in 1973.[2] A Warm December is also notable for an appearance of Letta Mbulu singing "Nonqonqo" with an African choir, written my Miriam Makeba. Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson wrote and conducted the score.

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  1. ^ "Big Rental Films of 1973", Variety, 9 January 1974 p 60
  2. ^ Ester Anderson at IMDb.