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Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song

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Produced, directed, written, scored by, and starring [[Performer~P72764~Melvin Van Peebles~melvinvanpeebles]], this landmark "blaxploitation" film was as controversial as it was popular for its then X-rated story of one African-American man's triumph over the Man. After beating a couple of white cops he witnessed brutalizing a local black revolutionary, sex show performer Sweetback (Van Peebles) has to go on the run. As he flees through decrepit South Central Los Angeles, Sweetback demonstrates his...more

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