Old Ma and Old Pa Anderson have raised their lovely granddaughter Lizzie as their own child. But then one day Lizzie disappears without a trace. And their lives are changed forever. They would move heaven and earth to find her, but they are a black family living in Mississippi - in 1950's -where the law of whites rules, and where the life of a black man has no value. They struggle for justice, but it is futile. Then, when Old Ma dies unexpectedly,...