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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 18
Cast
Wesley Snipes
Spike Lee
Samuel L Jackson
Annabella Sciorra
Directors
Spike Lee
Screenwriters
Spike Lee
Running Time
110 minutes

Jungle Fever
A complex and volitile look at the perils of interracial relationships


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Plot
Up-and-coming black architect Flipper Purify finds himself in an extra-matital affair with working class Italian American girl Angie from a run down area. The pair are caught up in the fury and suspicion of racial prejudice and as their lies unravel, they wonder if their relationship ever had a chance.


Verdict
Not quite the classic that Spike Lee had been threatening to make for so long, but, after a return to form after Mo' Better Blues which proved a huge disappointment.


Reviewed by Barry McIlheney

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