Fakin' Da Funk
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Fakin' Da Funk
A theme of racial harmony underlies this comedy-drama. The couple Joe (Ernie Hudson) and Annabelle Lee (Pam Grier) learn the baby they are adopting is not black but Chinese. As Julian Lee (Dante Basco), reaches teen-hood, his father dies and the adopted boy moves with his mom to Atlanta. Here he hopes to make friends with the local teens, who are somewhat perplexed by the Asian-American's hip-hop slang and high scores when he grabs the basketball. Julian intervenes when his younger brother Perry (Rashaan Nall) falls in with local gangsta Frog (Tone Loc) and his group. Meanwhile, in a… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Chey shows a keen ear for black English, a well-honed comic imagination, and an upbeat humanism; Zoltan David's camera work is outstanding, especially the bravura Steadicam opening shot."
‑ Ted Shen, Chicago Reader
"While it's no great work of cinema, this movie about serious racial issues is a lot funnier than you might expect."
‑ Janet Branagan, Apollo Guide
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