First screened in November 2019
Director: Julius Onah. Cast: Kelvin Harrison Jr., Naomi Watts, Octavia Spencer, Tim Roth, Andrea Bang, Marsha Stephanie Blake, Norbert Leo Butz, Astro, Noah Gaynor, Omar Shariff Brunson Jr., Christopher Mann. Screenplay: J.C. Lee and Julius Onah (based on the play by Julius Onah). Twitter Capsule:
Few scripts have such sloppy handles on story, psychology, or theme. And yet, Watts and Spencer seem to find so many of them.
Broaching some daring topics (black respectability, intraracial tension, white liberal defensiveness) but gives each a dubious, desultory hearing.