R | | Comedy, Drama, Music
A frustrated African-American TV writer proposes a blackface minstrel show in protest, but to his chagrin it becomes a hit.
The names of two characters are based on real performers of the past. "Mantan" came from Mantan Moreland and "Sleep 'n' Eat" was based on Willie Best, who was sometimes credited only as "Sleep 'n' Eat" in early films.
I don't want to have anything to do, with anything black, for at least a week
The opening credits for the film roll at the end.
$190,720 (USA) (8 October 2000)
$2,185,266 (USA) (19 November 2000)
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