Mario Van Peebles pays homage to his father, Melvin, by playing him in this account of how the famous director made his 1971 opus Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song, about a black man who rises up against the injustices of white cops.
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- Mario Van Peebles
- This movie is
- 2005 Independent Spirit Awards®
- Best Feature nominee
- Best Director nominee: Mario Van Peebles
RPervasive language and some strong sexuality/nudity
Widescreen Anamorphic 1.78:1Subtitles
French, Portuguese, Spanish (Neutral)Closed captioned
YesLanguage and sound
English: Dolby Digital 5.1Other features
Color; interactive menus; scene access; audio commentary; featurette; photo gallery; previews.
Common Sense Note
- Age appropriate
- Not an issue
- Depends on your kid and your family
- Not appropriate for kids of the age most likely to want to see it