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Actors: CCH Pounder, Paul Rodriguez, Cliff Robertson, Annette Murphy, Una Damon
Director: Tom Musca
Genres: Drama, African American Cinema
UR     2004     1hr 40min

A Los Angeles neighborhood becomes the battleground for dirty politics when a Latino working stiff runs for office against a well-organized African-American political figure. With the votes split along racial lines, the se...  more »


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Actors: CCH Pounder, Paul Rodriguez, Cliff Robertson, Annette Murphy, Una Damon
Director: Tom Musca
Genres: Drama, African American Cinema
Sub-Genres: Drama, African American Cinema
Studio: Allumination
Format: DVD - Color - Closed-captioned
DVD Release Date: 10/19/2004
Original Release Date: 01/01/1998
Theatrical Release Date: 01/01/1998
Release Year: 2004
Run Time: 1hr 40min
Screens: Color
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 0
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Languages: English
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Movie Reviews

Worth a Rental!
NappyGirl | United States | 05/22/2000
(5 out of 5 stars)

"I watched this film on HBO this weekend and was pleasantly surprised. CCH Pounder and Paul Rodriguez give excellent performances in this flick about two people running for a vacant city council seat. It is an excellent examination of how ordinary "good" people can get caught up in mudslinging and the "game" of American politics. The talented multiracial cast offer a fresh perspective on the political process that usually gets cut-out in an age of sound bites."
With a great score by Stan Ridgway
srfan | Kansas City, KS | 12/11/2000
(5 out of 5 stars)

"The music for this great quirky film about city politics gone absurd in Los Angeles was written by songwriter / composer Stan Ridgway. The score alchemizes a number of ethnic instruments, ( Spanish harps, Tibetan bowls, gut string guitar,Indian oud and Russian bozuki) into a style hybrid that totally reflects this tragi/comedy without sounding like anything specific to any group or "race". Music for the L.A. melting pot. Five stars."
Very educational film | usa | 10/22/2000
(5 out of 5 stars)

"i caught this film on B.E.T's Starz broke down Race in The Class Room&The City.very detailed&honest.i have followed Paul Rodriguez's career for a long time.the man is always on the ball with his movie choice's.also CCH Pounder is solid as well.great dynamics&Chemistry.very educational."
Solo | US | 04/20/2000
(5 out of 5 stars)

"This movie "Race" is one of the best movies i've ever seen, go out and rent it or buy it."