Watermelon Man - Limited Edition

Watermelon Man - Limited Edition
Zavvi International
sku: 34518675533
€ 21.49
A bigoted, white salesman (played by stand-up comedian Godfrey Cambridge) wakes up one morning to find he has become black. Although it has been somewhat overshadowed by Melvin Van Peebles’ next film, Sweet Sweetback’s Baadasssss Song, Watermelon Man has never felt more relevant than it does today. Extras High Definition presentation Introduction by Melvin Van Peebles (2004) The Guardian Interview with Melvin Van Peebles (1996): archival audio recording of the filmmaker and actor in conversation with broadcaster Darcus Howe at London’s National Film Theatre Racquel Gates on ‘Watermelon Man’ (2020): appreciation by the academic and author of Double Negative: The Black Image and Popular Culture Image gallery: on-set and promotional photography New and improved English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing Limited edition exclusive booklet with a new essay by Sergio Mims, a 1970 profile of director Melvin Van Peebles, archival interviews with Van Peebles, an overview of contemporary critical responses, and film credits World premiere on Blu-ray Limited edition of 3,000 copies Extras subject to change

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