True Identity
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Charles Lane directed Andy Breckman's script, based on an old "Saturday Night Live" sketch of Breckman's that featured Eddie Murphy. Comic Lenny Henry takes Murphy's place in True Identity as a black man forced to don white face in order to save his life. Henry plays Miles Pope, an agreeable British actor whose luck sours when he finds out that businessman Leland Carver (Frank Langella) is actually a notorious underworld mobster. Carver now wants to rub Miles out and the only way that Miles can escape Carver's retribution is to disguise himself as a man named Frank… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 43%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"A pedestrian racial comedy."
‑ Gene Siskel, Chicago Tribune
"Charles Lane's indie feature os a goo showcase for the British comedian"
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
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