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R| 1 hr. 44 min.

Plot Summary
A smart but underachieving teen (Mandela Van Peebles) sets his sights on a brainy classmate (Simone Battle) who is driven to succeed.

Cast: Mandela Van Peebles , Simone Battle , Moises Arias , Mario Van Peebles , Makaylo Van Peebles , Michael Jai White , Salli Richardson-Whitfield , Tiny Lister

Director: Mario Van Peebles

Genres: Comedy drama

Distributor: ARC Entertainment

We the Party (2012)

Release Date: April 6th, 2012|1 hr. 44 min.

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  • It's a shame, though, that the movie also features stereotyped or retrograde attitudes towards Jewish, gay, and female characters. Perhaps Van Peebles' kids could school their dad on the virtues of across-the-board respect. show more

  • Despite the filmmaker's obvious good intentions in trying to impart valuable life lessons to younger viewers, We the Party suffers from any number of problems, including uneven acting (talent isn't always hereditary); stereotypical characters and situations; and a manic visual style featuring the sort of split-screen obsession that felt outdated decades ago. show more

  • Despite its flashy cinematography and colorful sets, it contains a great deal that is serious about growing up in America today. show more

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