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American Fiction [15]

Runtime: 117 mins

Distributor: Artificial Eye

Director: Cord Jefferson

Starring: Issa Rae, Adam Brody, John Ortiz, Leslie Uggams, Erika Alexander, Sterling K. Brown, Tracee Ellis Ross, Jeffrey Wright

AMERICAN FICTION is Cord Jefferson's hilarious directorial debut, which confronts our culture’s obsession with reducing people to outrageous stereotypes. Jeffrey Wright stars as Monk, a frustrated novelist who’s fed up with the establishment profiting from “Black” entertainment that relies on tired and offensive tropes. To prove his point, Monk uses a pen name to write an outlandish “Black” book of his own, a book that propels him to the heart of hypocrisy and the madness he claims to disdain.

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