Do the Right Thing is the most provocative film yet from a pointedly provocative director and one of the most controversial films of the ’80s. Spike Lee’s study of a pizza joint in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn with an Italian owner (Danny Aiello) and a mostly black clientele takes a cold, hard look at racist reality. The camera work is good, too. A
Genre: Comedy, Drama; Starring: Danny Aiello, Ossie Davis, Spike Lee, Ruby Dee, Richard Edson, Giancarlo Esposito, Frankie Faison, Martin Lawrence, John Turturro; Director: Spike Lee; Author: Spike Lee; Producer (group): 40 Acres & a Mule Filmworks; Runtime (in minutes): 120; MPAA Rating: R; Distributor: Universal
Posted November 2 1990 — 12:00 AM EST
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