DVD - 2020

Dark, biting satire of the television industry. A frustrated writer devises a plan to revive the minstrel show; but instead of white actors in black face, the show stars black actors in even blacker face.

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[Irvington, NY] : The Criterion Collection [2020]
Corporate Authors
New Line Cinema Corporation, Forty Acres & a Mule Filmworks
Corporate Authors
New Line Cinema Corporation (production company), Forty Acres & a Mule Filmworks
Other Authors
Spike Lee (screenwriter), Jon Kilik (film producer), Jada Pinkett Smith, 1971- (actor), Damon Wayans, Tommy Davidson, Savion Glover
Director-approved two-DVD special edition ; DVD edition
Item Description
Wide screen (1.78:1)..
Originally released as a motion picture in 2000.
Special features: audio commentary from 2001 featuring Lee; new conversation between Lee and film programmer and critic Ashley Clark; new interviews with choreographer and actor Avion Glover, actor Tommy Davidson and costume designer Ruth E. Carter; On Blackface and minstrel show; the making of "Bamboozled" a documentary; deleted scenes; post gallary and trailers; plus an essay by Clark.
Physical Description
2 videodiscs (136 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
DVD, NTSC, 5.1 suround; wide screen (1.78:1).
Rating: R; for some violence and strong language.
Production Credits
Choreography, Savion Glover ; editor, Sam Pollard ; director of photogrpahy, Ellen Kuras ; music, Terence Blanchard.
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