Two men return home from World War II to work on a farm in rural Mississippi, where they struggle to deal with racism and adjusting to life after war.
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"Mighty River" marks Mary J. Blige's third original song written for a motion picture. She co-wrote it with Raphael Saadiq and Taura Stinson. Her other motion picture contributions include "I Can See in Color" (from "Precious: Based On The Novel "Push" By Sapphire") and "The Living Proof" (from "The Help") for which she received a Golden Globe nomination for the latter. See more
Over there, I was a liberator. People lined up in the streets waiting for us. Throwing flowers and cheering. And here, I'm just another nigger pushing a plow.