Sorry to Bother You

Sorry to Bother You
  • 2018
  • US
  • 1h 51min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Boots Riley
  • Cast: Lakeith Stanfield, Tessa Thompson, Jermaine Fowler

Cassius (Stanfield) is a downtrodden drudge who becomes a star at a call centre after fellow telemarketer Langston (Glover) tells him to ‘use your white voice’. Brash, unruly and frequently funny satire on race, power, corporate greed and work; it doesn’t really know how to end, but it’s full of attitude and anarchy.

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Sorry to Bother You

3 Dec 20183 stars

Dynamic debut feature from Boots Riley that's brash and unruly but sharply satirical

Boots Riley's surreal satire unfolds with all the spark and energy of a spinning Catherine wheel. The feature debut from this musician-activist turned filmmaker is a breathless, wildly inventive anti-capitalist tirade, as strident as it is comical. The…

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