With ''Miracle at St. Anna'' arriving in theatres this weekend, we take stock of the Oscar-nominated filmmaker's controversy-courting career
SHE'S GOTTA HAVE IT
Lee made his directorial debut with the low-budget indie about a woman (Tracy Camilla Johns) who refuses to be faithful to any of her three boy toys (Tommy Redmond Hicks, John Canada Terrell, and Lee). The movie helped bring in an onslaught of black filmmakers to Hollywood.
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