Their Eyes Were Watching God

Their Eyes Were Watching God (2005)

  • Genre: Drama, Romance, TV Movie
  • Release Date: 2005-03-06
  • User Rating: 5.6/10 from 29 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 53min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Do We Inc.
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Darnell Martin
star 5.6/10
From 29 Ratings


A drama set in the 1920s, where free-spirited Janie Crawford's search for happiness leads her through several different marriages, challenging the morals of her small town. Based on the novel by Zora Neale Hurston.

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  • Halle Berry

    as Janie Starks
  • Ruben Santiago-Hudson

    as Joe Starks
  • Michael Ealy

    as Tea Cake
  • Ruby Dee

    as Nanny
  • Terrence Howard

    as Amos Hicks
  • Nicki Micheaux

    as Phoebe Watson
  • Lorraine Toussaint

    as Pearl Stone
  • Gabriel Casseus

    as Sam Watson
  • Lynette DuPree

    as Alva
Editing Peter C. Frank Editor
Sound Terence Blanchard Music
Production Quincy Jones Executive Producer
Production Oprah Winfrey Executive Producer
Production Robi Reed Casting
Costume & Make-Up Eduardo Castro Costume Design
Camera Checco Varese Director of Photography
Directing Darnell Martin Director
Writing Zora Neale Hurston Novel
Production Matthew Carlisle Producer
Production Kate Forte Executive Producer
Art Ruth Ammon Production Design
Art Paul Sonski Art Direction
Art Kieran Brown Set Decoration
Art Casey Hallenbeck Set Decoration
Writing Bobby Smith Jr. Teleplay
Writing Misan Sagay Teleplay
Writing Suzan-Lori Parks Teleplay