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Baadasssss! (Special Edition) (Sous-titres français) [Import]

4.0 out of 5 stars 2 customer reviews

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  • Actors: Mario Van Peebles, Nia Long, Joy Bryant, Ossie Davis, T.K. Carter
  • Directors: Mario Van Peebles
  • Writers: Mario Van Peebles, Dennis Haggerty, Melvin Van Peebles
  • Producers: Bruce Wayne Gillies, Dennis Haggerty, G. Marq Roswell, Jerry Offsay
  • Format: AC-3, Closed-captioned, Color, Dolby, DVD-Video, Subtitled, Widescreen, NTSC
  • Language: English
  • Subtitles: Spanish, French, Portuguese
  • Subtitles for the Hearing Impaired: English
  • Region: Region 1 (US and Canada This DVD will probably NOT be viewable in other countries. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.78:1
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Canadian Home Video Rating : Ages 18 and over
  • MPAA Rating: R
  • Studio: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
  • Release Date: Sept. 14 2004
  • Run Time: 108 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars 2 customer reviews
  • ASIN: B0002JZT50
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #64,057 in Movies & TV Shows (See Top 100 in Movies & TV Shows)
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Critics and audiences alike have gotten behind Mario Van Peebles' candid portrait of his father Melvin's struggle as a young, black director during the society-shifting early '70s. Determined to make a film that matters, Melvin (played by son Mario) deals with two-faced backers, a rag tag crew, threatening creditors and various shades of Hollywood hypocrisy. Obsessed and with everything on the line, including his failing eyesight and family, his only choice is to stick to his guns and do whatever it takes to get his neo-blaxploitation epic Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song to the audience for which it was envisioned. The real-life father and son dynamic brings an intimacy to this inspiring and often hilarious tribute to the father of black cinema. The result is a seamless layering of entertaining drama and poignant documentary that mirrors itself from every angle and never loses itsedge.


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Carmen M Colon
3.0 out of 5 starsAn Homage To Father Worth Watching
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Treebeard
5.0 out of 5 starsGreat film, with plenty of skin
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Cathy Ann Broadus
5.0 out of 5 starsSweet, sweet BADASSSSS movie!
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4.0 out of 5 starsEngaging portrayal of Melvin Van Peebles + muse
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