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Malcolm X (v.f.) /
Warner Brothers Pictures presents in association with Largo International N.V., a 40 Acres and a Mule Filmworks production, a Marvin Worth production, a Spike Lee joint ; produced by Marvin Worth and Spike Lee ; screenplay by Arnold Perl and Spike Lee ; directed by Spike Lee.
Burbank, CA : Warner Brothers, 1992.
1 streaming video file (201 min.) : digital, sound, color
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Burbank, CA : Warner Brothers, 1992.
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credits note
Photography, Ernest Dickerson ; editor, Barry Alexander Brown ; original music score, Terence Blanchard.
general note
Based on the book "The autobiography of Malcolm X" as told to Alex Haley.
Originally released as a motion picture by Warner Brothers, 1992.
Denzel Washington, Angela Bassett, Albert Hall, Al Freeman Jr., Delroy Lindo, Spike Lee.
Born Malcolm Little, his minister father was killed by the Ku Klux Klan. He became a gangster, and while in jail discovered the Nation of Islam writings of Elijah Muhammad. After getting out of jail, he preaches the teachings, but later on goes on a pilgrimage to the city of Mecca. There he converts to the original Islamic religion and becomes a Sunni Muslim. He changes his name to El-Hajj Malik Al-Shabazz and stops his anti-white teachings, having discovered the error of his mistakes. He is later assasinated and dies a Muslim martyr.
language note
Soundtrack dubbed in French, optional French subtitles.
catalogue key
target audience
CHV rating: PG.
MPAA rating: PG-13; for a scene of violence, and for drugs and some language.
technical details
Content available as downloadable file or streaming video.
English language version also available.

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