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Do the Right Thing


Ossie Davis, Danny Aiello, Giancarlo Esposito, Richard Edson View All


Spike Lee (Director), Spike Lee (Screenplay) View All

Released: Jun. 30th, 1989
Runtime: 2 hours
On the hottest day of the year on a street in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, everyone's hate and bigotry smolders and builds until it explodes into violence.
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mark f
Sal employs his older son Pino (John Turturro) who is a blatant racist and his younger son Vito (Richard Edson) who doesn't believe in racism.
Let me tell you, Do The Right Thing has broken that ignorant thinking of mine, it's truly an amazing film and deeper than ones that stretch across years or decades. As like a chunk of the director's movies, Do The Right Thing is mostly centered on black people and their actions over the course of a day.
I greatly admire how the movie never tends to take sides or let any of the groups off the hook. Racism can be inflicted on and inflicted by any group.
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