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Review: Julie Dash's 'Illusions' (Digitally Remastered Version Released on DVD This Week)

3 September 2014 3:56 PM, PDT | ShadowAndAct | See recent ShadowAndAct news »

Editor's Note: This week, Women Make Movies, a leading distributor of movies made by and about women, announced a special re-release of the digitally remastered "Illusions," Julie Dash’s acclaimed portrait of race and identity in 1940s Hollywood. The film centers on Mignon Duprée (Lonette McKee), a Black woman studio executive who appears to be white and Ester Jeeter (Rosanne Katon), a Black woman who dubs the singing voice for a white Hollywood star. The drama follows Mignon's dilemma, Ester's struggle and the use of cinema in wartime Hollywood: three illusions in conflict with reality. Called "one of the most brilliant achievements in style »

- Nijla Mumin

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New on DVD: Digitally Remastered Version of Julie Dash's 'Illusions' Starring Lonette McKee (On Race and Identity in 1940s Hollywood)

3 September 2014 11:43 AM, PDT | ShadowAndAct | See recent ShadowAndAct news »

Women Make Movies, a leading distributor of movies made by and about women, has announced a special re-release of the digitally remastered "Illusions," Julie Dash’s acclaimed portrait of race and identity in 1940s Hollywood. The film centers on Mignon Duprée (Lonette McKee), a Black woman studio executive who appears to be white and Ester Jeeter (Rosanne Katon), a Black woman who dubs the singing voice for a white Hollywood star. The drama follows Mignon's dilemma, Ester's struggle and the use of cinema in wartime Hollywood: three illusions in conflict with reality.  Called "one of the most brilliant achievements in style and concept in recent »

- Jai Tiggett

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