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Dear White People

Dear White People
  • 2014
  • US
  • 108 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Justin Simien
  • Cast: Tyler James Williams, Tessa Thompson, Kyle Gallner

This canny satire from Simien follows the lives of four black students at an Ivy League college. It presents a complex picture of racial politics and identity in the US, taking matters way beyond simple provocation, and is performed to perfection by its young, predominantly black cast. This film provides thoughtful, witty commentary on the dog-eat-dog world of ambitious hopefuls of any skin colour, and is executed with both class and character.

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Dear White People

6 Jul 20154 stars

Smart satire from Justin Simien that confidently tackles racial politics and identity

This canny satire from debut writer-director Justin Simien may make you squirm but it presents a complex picture of racial politics and identity in the US, taking matters way beyond simple provocation. With an edge that belies its sophisticated higher…

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