Release Date: 1986
DVD Release Date: March 19th, 2002
PG-13 |1 hr 41 minPlot Summary
In order to win a scholarship, Mark Watson (C. Thomas Howell), the white son of an affluent psychiatrist, pretends to be black on his application form. When he's accepted, he alters his hair, skin and speech to conceal his true identity. At first Mark believes that going through law school as a minority will be a breeze, but he soon begins experiencing racism. Eventually, Mark falls in love with Sarah Walker (Rae Dawn Chong), a black student, and begins to feel guilty about his ruse.
Director: Steve Miner
Production Co: Balcor Film Investors, The Steve Tisch Company