Pariah (1998 film)

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Pariah
Directed by Randolph Kret
Written by Randolph Kret
Starring Damon Jones
Dave Oren Ward
Angela Jones
Music by Scott Grusin
Cinematography Nils Erickson
Edited by Bill DeRonde
Distributed by Indican Pictures
Release dates 1998
Running time 105 min.
Country United States
Language English

Pariah is a 1998 dramatic film written and directed by Randolph Kret and starring Damon Jones, Dave Oren Ward and Angela Jones.

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An African American woman commits suicide after being raped by a gang of neo-Nazis. Her white boyfriend then decides to infiltrate the white power skinhead gang in the hopes of exacting revenge.

Critcial response[edit]

Roger Ebert wrote that "Godard said that one way to criticize a movie is to make another movie. "Pariah," a raw and unblinking look at the skinhead subculture, is a movie I'd like to show to those admirers of "Fight Club" who have assured me of their movie's greatness." Ebert gave the film three out of four stars.[1] The Los Angeles Times called the film "a volatile, edgy picture of strong visceral impact."[2] The New York Times said in their review that "Racist extremism is a problem. We need movies that address it. Chances are you already agree with these propositions. All "Pariah" succeeds in doing is screaming them at you, at maximum volume, over and over and over."[3]

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