Black And White (1999)


Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB

USA, 1999.  Bigel / Mailer Films, Palm Pictures.  Screenplay by James Toback.  Cinematography by .  Produced by , , .  Music by , .  Production Design by .  Costume Design by .  Film Editing by .  

Exploitative and depressingly awful film by James Toback about rich white kids and their identity-seeking obsession with all things black. Toback proudly stated that most of the actors were improvising their scenes and dialogue, and the result is nothing impressive.  The performances are good, especially from and , but the film just seems to be constantly looking for new ways to piss you off.

Toronto International Film Festival:  1999


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