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Native Son (2019)

TV-MA | | Drama | 6 April 2019 (USA)
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A young African-American living in Chicago enters into a seductive new world of money and power after he is hired as a chauffeur for an affluent businessman.

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Rashid Johnson

Writers:

Suzan-Lori Parks (adaptation), Richard Wright (based on the novel by)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Ashton Sanders ... Bigger Thomas
Margaret Qualley ... Mary Dalton
Nick Robinson ... Jan
KiKi Layne ... Bessie
Bill Camp ... Mr. Dalton
Sanaa Lathan ... Trudy Thomas
Elizabeth Marvel ... Mrs. Dalton
David Alan Grier ... Marty
Lamar Johnson ... Jackson
Jerod Haynes ... Gus
Aaron Moten ... Tony (as Aaron Clifton Moten)
Stephen McKinley Henderson ... Mr. Green (as Stephen Henderson)
Barbara Sukowa ... Peggy
Judaea Brown Judaea Brown ... Vera
Jaedyn Lane Jaedyn Lane ... Jasmine
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A young African-American living in Chicago enters into a seductive new world of money and power after he is hired as a chauffeur for an affluent businessman.

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Adapted from Richard Wright's novel of the same name. See more »

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Terrible
10 April 2019 | by lukhelethembaSee all my reviews

I honestly tried to watch this, but I did not get it. I don't understand the main character, what's his story, what's he trying to accomplish, why is he so angry? This was nothing like the book


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