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Native Son

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Previously filmed in Argentina in 1951, black author [[Performer~P117407~Richard Wright~richardwright]]'s powerful race-conscious novel Native Son was remade in this barely released 1986 version. The story involves Bigger Thomas ([[Performer~P43444~Victor Love~victorlove]]), an angry Depression-era Chicago black who hopes to elevate himself through his chauffeur's job with a prosperous white Gold Coast family. The family's daughter ([[Performer~P47478~Elizabeth McGovern~elizabethmcgovern]]) takes...more

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