A comedy-drama about a Black American female philosophy professor and her insensitive, philandering, and flamboyant artist husband who are having a marital crisis. When the wife goes off on an almost unbelievable journey to find "ecstasy", her husband is forced to see her in a different light.
Leslye Allen (L. J. Allen-2)
Did You Know?
The film never received distribution outside of festival screenings in director Kathleen Collins
's lifetime. It was only decades after she died, that her daughter, who had inherited the negatives of the film, approached Milestone Films, and asked them to help restore and release the film. See more
I always knew you would try hard not to be a failure.
Oh, you're concerned about that?
Oh, I've thought about it. Not with any blame of course. I wouldn't blame you for being a failure. I'm not white.
References The Scar of Shame