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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 12
Cast
Ivan Dixon
Abbey Lincoln
Yaphet Kotto
Julius Harris
Directors
Michael Roemer
Screenwriters
Michael Roemer
Robert M. Young
Running Time
91 minutes

Nothing But A Man
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Plot
Early '60s Alabama. Railway worker Duff Anderson (Dixon) wants to give up his life of drifting and can-kicking to settle down with Josie (Lincoln) and get a job in a factory. Standing in his path, though, is Josie's disapproving father and the racism of his new bosses.


Verdict
It's a perfect time to rediscover this forgotten gem of black cinema.


Reviewed by David Parkinson

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