Sorry to Bother You
- 1h 51min
- 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 You3 Dec 2018
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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