American Fiction(Movie, 2023)

| 1h 57min | Genres: Comedy, Drama
American FictionRating: 3.6/5 (with 1313 votes)
American Fiction is a 2023 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Cord Jefferson in his feature directorial debut. Based on the 2001 novel Erasure by Percival Everett, it follows a frustrated novelist-professor who writes an outlandish satire of stereotypical "Black" books, only for it to be mistaken for serious literature and published to high sales and critical praise. The film stars Jeffrey Wright, Tracee Ellis Ross, Issa Rae, Sterling K. Brown, John Ortiz, Erika Alexander, Leslie Uggams, Adam Brody and Keith David. The film premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival on September 8, 2023, where it won the Pe... ()
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Thelonious “Monk” Ellison's writing career has stalled because his work isn’t deemed “Black enough.” Monk, a writer and English professor, writes a satirical novel under a pseudonym, aiming to expose the publishing world's hypocrisies. The book’s immediate success forces him to get deeper enmeshed in his assumed identity and challenges his closely-held worldviews.

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Production country: United States of America (USA)
Based on the work of: Percival Everett ("Erasure")
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 12 languages: Arabic (AR), German (DE), English (EN), French (FR), Italian (IT), Korean (KO), Dutch (NL), Portuguese (PT), Russian (RU), Ukrainian (UK), Vietnamese (VI), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 12/15/2023 (World premiere: 11/10/2023)
Director: Cord Jefferson
Screenwriter: Cord Jefferson
Film Editor: Hilda Rasula
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"Ficção Americana"

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WatchPlayStream ID: MOVIES:553029, Added: 11/19/2023, Last updated: 06/18/2024