Reviewed at Hollywood Black Film Festival, Feb. 28, 2000. Running time: 90 MIN.
Reviewed at Hollywood Black Film Festival, Feb. 27, 2000. Running time: 102 MIN.
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Produced by Jean-Philippe Reza.
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