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Not Yet Rated| 1 hr. 46 min.

Plot Summary
A biracial student (Tessa Thompson) tries to shake up race relations at her Ivy-League college by forcing her traditionally black residence hall to diversify.

Cast: Tyler James Williams , Tessa Thompson , Kyle Gallner , Teyonah Parris , Brandon Bell , Malcolm Barrett , Brittany Curran , Justin Dobies

Director: Justin Simien

Genres: Comedy drama

Distributor: Roadside Attractions, Lionsgate Films

Dear White People (2014)

Release Date: January 16th, 2014|1 hr. 46 min.

critic reviews ( 4 )
fan reviews ( )
  • Simien intensifies the impact of both action and dialogue with a self-reflexive directorial style that creates a marginally heightened sense of reality, revealing more about characters' motivations than would conventionally be expected. show more

  • Like the movie itself, every character is a beautiful swirl of contradictions. show more

  • It’s an American film that talks about race with strong feeling, common sense and good humor; it’s an indie screenwriting-directing debut as polished as it is provocative; it’s a satire that also lets its characters be people; it’s a showcase of clever craft and direction as well as whip-smart comedic writing brought to life by a dedicated, charismatic cast that also conveys real ideas and emotion. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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