Baadasssss! Poster

Release Date: May 28th, 2004

DVD Release Date: September 14th, 2004

R|1 hr 48 min

Plot Summary
Director Mario Van Peebles chronicles the complicated production of his father Melvin's classic 1971 film, "Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song." Playing his father in the film, Van Peebles offers an unapologetic account of Melvin's brash and sometimes deceptive conduct on the set of the film, including questionable antics like writing bad checks, tricking a local fire department and allowing his son, Mario, to shoot racy sex scenes at the age of 11.

Cast: Mario Van Peebles, Joy Bryant, Terry Crews, Ossie Davis, David Alan Grier, Nia Long, Saul Rubinek, Rainn Wilson

Director: Mario Van Peebles

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Bad Aaas Cinemas, Showtime Networks Inc.

Keywords: Father, Los Angeles, Underdog, 1970s, Rise, Son, Amusing, Brash

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