This film marks John Cassavetes's directorial debut. Benny (Ben Carruthers) is enmeshed in Manhattan's beat scene. His sister, Lelia (Lelia Goldoni), whose light skin sets her apart from her black siblings, is about to fall deep in love. Hugh (Hugh Hurd), their older brother, is a singer whose agent is the only one with faith in his talent. Lelia meets Tony and hopes it's true love, but when Tony meets Hugh, prejudice makes him run.
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- John Cassavetes
- 1961 BAFTA®
- Best Film nominee
- Top 100 Movies nominee
PGParental guidance suggested. Some material may not be suitable for children.
Full Screen 1.33:1Subtitles
NoLanguage and sound
English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo
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