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Super Fly

Super Fly

Gordon Parks / US, 1972 / 91 min.

Super Fly, one of the most successful blaxploitation films of the ‘70s, is propelled and carried by the music of Curtis Mayfield. His soundtrack to the adventures of suave coke dealer Priest, played by the charismatic Ron O’Neal, is considered a milestone in music history.

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Director

Gordon Parks

Production year

1972

Country

US

Original title

Super Fly

Length

91 min.

Subtitles

NLD

Format

35mm

Part of

Eye on Sound: POP!

Rapper Tupac Shakur, pop legend David Bowie and singer-songwriter Björk: what do they have in common and what’s their connection with Eye? Discover it in Eye on Sound: POP!, a programme on the close bond between pop music and film. With feature films, documentaries, live performances and talk shows.

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