White Man's Burden Poster

Release Date: December 1st, 1995

DVD Release Date: May 11th, 1999

R|1 hr 29 min

Plot Summary
In an alternate universe, successful African-Americans live in gated communities, while impoverished Caucasians populate crime-ridden inner-city ghettos. When African-American mogul Thaddeus Thomas (Harry Belafonte) wrongly accuses Caucasian Louis Pinnock (John Travolta) of being a Peeping Tom, Pinnock loses his job and watches as his family falls apart. In a desperate attempt to repair his life, Pinnock takes Thomas hostage and demands reinstatement at the factory where he once worked.

Cast: John Travolta, Harry Belafonte, Kelly Lynch, Margaret Avery, Tom Bower, Robert Gossett, Carrie Snodgress, Sheryl Lee Ralph

Director: Desmond Nakano

Genres: Drama

Keywords: Office, Revenge, Police officer, Wife, Suspenseful, Underdog, Fascinating, 1990s, Melodramatic