A Sunday in the life of Derrick King, an Irish kid raised in South Central L.A. by a Black family. He talks Black, dresses Black, and thinks of himself as Black. It's a day of disasters: his mom kicks him out of the house, his uncle fires him, the woman he loves dismisses him as childish, the LAPD (wearing Confederate-flag shoulder patches) impounds his car and tosses him in the drunk tank, a mean dude is after him for money, he's imprisoned in a store basement by gay sadists, and he's shot at. Along the way, however, he shows kindness to a near-sighted kid, and those random acts may prove to be his salvation. Written by
He's a brother that pales by comparison.
Motion Picture Rating
Rated R for strong crude sexuality and language, and for violence and drug content
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Did You Know?
When Derrick is scolding the "Black Militants", the leader is alternately wearing/not wearing his shades between shots. See more
During the ending credits, the pimp gives his advice and opinions of the "Pimping Game." See more
Funk Layin' Round
Written by George Clinton and Belita Woods
Performed by George Clinton and the P-Funk All Stars
Published by On The Way Music (BMI)
Courtesy of Artisan Music Inc. and Available Entertainment See more