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Do The Right Thing


Director: Spike Lee

Genre: Drama

Year: 1989

Running time: 120 minutes

Territory: International

Studio: Universal

Format: DCP

Cast: Danny Aiello, Ossie Davis, Spike Lee

Language options: Dialogue - EN

On the hottest day of the year on a street in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, everyone's hate and bigotry smolders and builds until it explodes into violence.

Salvatore "Sal" Fragione (Danny Aiello) is the Italian owner of a pizzeria in Brooklyn. A neighborhood local, Buggin' Out (Giancarlo Esposito), becomes upset when he sees that the pizzeria's Wall of Fame exhibits only Italian actors. Buggin' Out believes a pizzeria in a black neighborhood should showcase black actors, but Sal disagrees. The wall becomes a symbol of racism and hate to Buggin' Out and to other people in the neighborhood, and tensions rise.



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Sweden

Stockholm

Swedish Film Institute

23 October - 24 October



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