Archive of films BlacKkKlansman / BlacKkKlansman

USA
2018, 128 min

Section: Horizons
Year: 2018

A detective comedy based on real events. Set in the 1970s the film tells the story of an African-American police officer from Colorado who successfully infiltrates the local chapter of the Ku Klux Klan and rises to lead it. As is his wont, in his latest movie Spike Lee shows absolutely no mercy at all.


Synopsis

“With the right white man we can do anything.” Ron Stallworth is the first black American on the Colorado Springs police force. He has always wanted to be an undercover detective, and as soon as he joins the department he begins to infiltrate the local Ku Klux Klan – over the phone. But when he has to meet personally with the Klansmen, he sends his Jewish fellow cop Flip, who becomes his double. Together they make the perfect inferiority complex-ridden racist, one who rises in the ranks to lead the local chapter. Director Spike Lee and producer Jordan Peele turn actual events into a stylish and provocative movie that reminds us of a simple truth: history always repeats itself.

Nikola Paggio

About the director

Spike Lee (b. 1957, Atlanta, Georgia, USA). Selected filmography: Do the Right Thing (1989), Mo’ Better Blues (1990), Jungle Fever (1991), Malcolm X (1992), Clockers (1995), 4 Little Girls (1997, doc.), Summer of Sam (1998), 25th Hour (2002), Inside Man (2006), Bad 25 (2012, doc.), Chi-Raq (2015), BlacKkKlansman (2018)

Contacts

Focus Features
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CinemArt, a.s.
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About the film

Color, DCP

Section: Horizons
   
Director: Spike Lee
Screenplay: Spike Lee, David Rabinowitz, Charlie Wachte, Kevin Willmott​ podle románu / based on the novel by Ron Stallworth
Dir. of Photography: Chayse Irvin
Music: Terence Blanchard
Editor: Barry Alexander Brown
Art Director: Curt Beech
Producer: Jason Blum, Spike Lee, Raymond Mansfield, Sean McKittrick, Jordan Peele, Shaun Redick
Production: 40 Acres & A Mule Filmworks
Coproduction: Blumhouse Productions, Monkeypaw Productions, Legendary Entertainment
Cast: John David Washington, Adam Driver, Laura Harrier, Topher Grace
Sales: Focus Features
Distributor: CinemArt, a.s.

Guests

Marek Jeníček

Distributor, Producer

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