Native Son
Native Son (1951)

African-American playwright Richard Wright's 1940 novel Native Son was too explosive for any Hollywood studio in 1951. However, an enterprising Argentine filmmaking firm was able to attain American backing (and a few location shots… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: March 30, 1994
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Donald J. Levit
ReelTalk Movie Reviews

Limited budget, black and white melodramatic pacing and scripting, awkward direction and inferior acting are what contribute to its shortcomings as pure film.

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Phil Hall
Film Threat

When Richard Wright went wrong.

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Dustin Putman
TheFilmFile.com

A mediocre 'man-on-the-run' crime drama without any twists or likable three-dimensional characters to keep your interest.

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