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Dutchman

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[[Performer~P93638~Anthony Harvey~anthonyharvey]] directed this adaptation of the controversial allegorical drama by African-American playwright [[Performer~P3788~Amiri Baraka~amiribaraka]] (aka [[Performer~P170839~LeRoi Jones~leroijones]]). Lula ([[Performer~P38816~Shirley Knight~shirleyknight]]), a slatternly woman with a racist streak, encounters Clay (Al Freeman Jr.), a mild-mannered black man, on a New York subway car. Lula at first attempts to seduce Clay, who is initially resistant, but once he...more

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