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Queen Sugar 

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Follows the life of three siblings, who move to Louisiana to claim an inheritance from their recently departed father - an 800-acre sugarcane farm.

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Ava DuVernay
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Series cast summary:
Rutina Wesley ...  Nova Bordelon 42 episodes, 2016-2018
Dawn-Lyen Gardner ...  Charley Bordelon West 42 episodes, 2016-2018
Kofi Siriboe ...  Ralph Angel Bordelon 42 episodes, 2016-2018
Omar J. Dorsey ...  Hollywood Desonier 42 episodes, 2016-2018
Nicholas L. Ashe ...  Micah West 42 episodes, 2016-2018
Dondre Whitfield ...  Remy Newell 42 episodes, 2016-2018
Ethan Hutchison ...  Blue Bordelon 42 episodes, 2016-2018
Tina Lifford ...  Violet Bordelon 42 episodes, 2016-2018
Bianca Lawson ...  Darla 38 episodes, 2016-2018
Timon Kyle Durrett ...  Davis West 33 episodes, 2016-2018
Henry G. Sanders ...  Prosper Denton 25 episodes, 2016-2018
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Follows the life of three siblings, who move to Louisiana to claim an inheritance from their recently departed father - an 800-acre sugarcane farm.

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Risk. Romance. Reinvention.

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Drama

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TV-14
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 September 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Королева сахара See more »

Filming Locations:

Edgard, Louisiana, USA See more »

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16:9 HD
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The name of the character Nova comes from the song "Nova" by Meshell Ndegeochelo used in the title sequence. See more »

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Somewhat interesting
30 August 2017 | by cheroldSee all my reviews

I only watch this series because my girlfriend likes it. It's not a bad show at all, but it's also not a series that has really ever sucked me in. I find the character pretty interesting, and pretty likable, and the overall story arc is pretty good. There are some excellent moments, but there are far more pretty good ones.

The one exception is Darla. the recovering addict who blew up her life and is desperately trying to retrieve it. Bianca Lawson makes the character wonderfully touching and fragile, and when Queen Sugar focuses on her - which is rare - I find myself completely drawn in.

I haven't watched any of season 2 so far, but my girlfriends wants to watch it, so sooner or later we will. But I'm in no rush.


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