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American Fiction

Release date: January 5, 2024

AMERICAN FICTION is Cord Jefferson's hilarious directorial debut, which confronts our culture's obsession with reducing people to outrageous stereotypes. Jeffrey Wright stars as Monk, a frustrated novelist who's fed up with the establishment profiting from "Black" entertainment that relies on tired and offensive tropes. To prove his point, Monk uses a pen name to write an outlandish "Black" book of his own, a book that propels him to the heart of hypocrisy and the madness he claims to disdain.

Additional details

Genre: Comedy

Runtime: 117 min

Director: Cord Jefferson

Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures

Producers: Ben LeClair, Jermaine Johnson, Cord Jefferson, Nikos Karamigios

Screenplay: Cord Jefferson

Cast: Jeffrey Wright,Tracee Ellis Ross,John Ortiz,Erika Alexander,Leslie Uggams,Adam Brody,Issa Rae,Sterling K. Brown

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