First screened in December 2012
Director: Anthony Harvey. Cast: Al Freeman, Jr., Shirley Knight, Devon Hall, Keith James, Frank Lieberman, Robert Calvert, Howard Bennett, Sandy McDonald, Dennis Alaba Peters. Screenplay: Amiri Baraka, aka LeRoi Jones (based on his play).
Twitter Capsule: Taut, bold rendering of a Gatling-gun play that can be tough to stage. Sustained but not monotonous intensity. Ace leads.

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Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B+

Venice Film Festival: Best Actress (Knight)

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