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Spike Lee
USA 2018 / 128’
Another Day of Life Burning

It's the early 1970s, and Ron Stallworth (John David Washington) has just become the first black detective in the Colorado Springs Police Department. Determined to gain the respect of his colleagues and prove his worth, Stallworth first decides to infiltrate the Ku Klux Klan on his own, which he manages to do surprisingly easily-over the telephone. With the consent of his commanding officers, a special task force is created, which also includes Flip Zimmerman (Adam Driver), who, like Stallworth, also penetrates the Klan. Iconic director Spike Lee, the maker of Do the Right Thing, Jungle Fever and Malcolm X,has not made a film as impressive asBlacKkKlansman in a long time. It's a brilliantly funny hit film, but it remains socially engaged nonetheless. Beneath its nostalgic outer layer is a serious commentary on American modernity, where racist attitudes have been revived.History repeats itself in disturbing ways, like in Charlottesville, " says Lee, "and it should always be a warning to posterity.

Katarzyna Wolanin


Cannes IFF 2018 - Grand Prize of the Jury

Spike Lee

Spike Lee was born in Atlanta in 1957. He is one of the most outstanding and iconic figures in African American cinema. He is a director, screenwriter, producer and actor. He also produces documentaries, commercials and music videos. He has twice been nominated for an Oscar and received an honorary Academy Award in 2016. His films have also won awards at European festivals: at Cannes in 1986 (She's Gotta Have It), 1991 (Jungle Fever) and 2018 (BlacKkKlansman), and in Berlin in 1996 (Get on the Bus). He lives in Manhattan, and he is a fan of the New York Yankees, the New York Knicks and London Arsenal.

Selected filmography

1986 Ona się doigra / She's Gotta Have It

1989 Rób, co należy / Do the Right Thing

1990 Czarny blues / Mo' Better Blues

1991 Malaria / Jungle Fever

1992 Malcolm X

1994 Crooklyn

1996 Autobus / Get on the Bus

1996 Dziewczyna nr 6 / Girl 6

1998 Gra o honor / He Got Game

2000 Wykiwani / Bamboozled

2002 25. godzina / 25th Hour

2006 Plan doskonały / Inside Man

2012 Red Hook Summer

2015 Chi-Raq

2018 Czarne bractwo. BlacKkKlansman / BlacKkKlansman

Cast & Crew

director Spike Lee
screenplay Spike Lee, David Rabinowitz, Charlie Wachtel, Kevin Willmott
cinematography Chayse Irvin
editing Barry Alexander Brown
music Terence Blanchard
cast John David Washington, Adam Driver, Laura Harrier, Topher Grace, Jasper Pääkkönen, Corey Hawkins
producer Jason Blum, Spike Lee, Raymond Mansfield, Sean McKittrick, Jordan Peele, Shaun Redick
production Blumhouse Productions, Monkeypaw Productions, QC Entertainment, Legendary Entertainment
Polish distributor UIP
language English
colouration colour