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Uptight

Uptight

Jules Dassin / US, 1968 / 104 min.

The American filmmaker Jules Dassin was getting on for sixty when he made what is perhaps the most radical film of his directorial career. A film that opens with footage of the funeral of the assassinated Martin Luther King and morphs into a raw urban drama revolving around a Black Panther-like militant group. 

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Director

Jules Dassin

Production year

1968

Country

US

Original title

Uptight

Length

104 min.

Language

English

Part of

Black Light

Black Light highlights the representation of black identity in films, from 1920 to the present.

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Illustration Brian Elstak
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