R | | Biography, Comedy, Crime
Ron Stallworth, an African-American police officer from Colorado, successfully manages to infiltrate the local Ku Klux Klan with the help of a white surrogate, who eventually becomes head of the local branch.
Director Spike Lee received a six-minute standing ovation at the Cannes Film Festival after the premiere of the film.
The detective who inspired the Flip Zimmerman character was not Jewish in real life. Much like Zimmerman though, he was a non-religious man who found his detached views on faith changed by his experiences dealing with the KKK.
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