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Release Date: May 28, 2004Running Time: 108 mins.
MPAA Rating: RBox Office: $365,248.00
Genre: Comedy, Period


Mario Van Peebles

Joy Bryant

T K Carter

Terry Crews

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Melvin Van Peebles stunned the world for the first time, with his debut feature, "The Story of a Three Day Pass." Filmed in France and selected as the French entry in the San Francisco Film Festival, Melvin's film was awarded the top prize. Saying it was controversial would be an understatement. In 1968 for a black man to walk up to the podium and accept the top festival award for a film he had to go abroad to make--now that's how you make your mark. After his comedy, "Watermelon Man," Melvin was determined to push the Hollywood boundaries with the groundbreaking, and even more controversial, "Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song." Turned down by every major studio including Columbia, where he ... Full Summary >>