Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song

Van Peebles wrote, directed and stars in this trendsetting work - which initiated the "blaxploitation" film cycle of the 1970s - about an African-American on the run from "the Man." After witnessing the beating of a black relvolutionary by two white cops, Sweetback, driven to a state of blind rage, takes brutal revenge on the cops, forcing him into a desperate life on the run.

Year: 1971
Genre: Cult Films / After Dark, Blaxploitation, Best of the 1970s, Movies (1001 You Must See Before You Die), Cult Classic
Country: USA
Director: Melvin Van Peebles
Starring: Melvin Van Peebles, West Gale, Simon Chuckster, Hubert Scales, John Dullaghan
Duration: 97 Minutes
Rating: R18 - Contains violence, offensive language and sex scenes.
Location in store: Cult
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