PG-13 | | Drama
A working-class African-American father tries to raise his family in the 1950s, while coming to terms with the events of his life.
In the film's opening shot, the most prominent building on the left side of the street is lettered PITTSBURGH COURIER. The Courier was Pittsburgh's African-American newspaper, among the country's most respected. One of its sportswriters, Wendell ... ...
Troy, you oughta stop that lyin'.
Troy: I ain't lyin'. The nigger had a watermelon this big. Talkin' about "What watermelon, Mr. Rand?" I liked to fell out... "What watermelon, Mr. Rand?" And it's sittin' there bigger than life.
Bono: What Mr. Rand said?
Troy: He ...
In the first Friday after work scene, when Troy and Jim Bono share a bottle of gin, the amount of gin ranges from nearly full to half-full to three quarters empty, depending on the camera angle.
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