Sony Pictures Classics | Release Date: May 28, 2004
Summary: Mario Van Peebles directs an honest and revealing portrait of his pioneering father Melvin. (Sony Pictures Classics)
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Rating: Rated R for pervasive language and some strong sexuality/nudity.
Production: Showtime Networks
Genres: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Language: English
Home Release Date: Sep 14, 2004
Director Credit
Mario Van Peebles Director
Writer Credit
Dennis Haggerty Screenplay
Mario Van Peebles Screenplay
Melvin Van Peebles Book "Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song: A Guerilla Filmmaking Manifesto"
Principal Cast Credit
Joy Bryant Priscilla
Mario Van Peebles Melvin Van Peebles
Nia Long Sandra
Ossie Davis Granddad
Cast Credit
David Alan Grier Clyde Houston
Karimah Westbrook Ginnie
Khleo Thomas Mario
Len Lesser Manny & Mort Goldberg
Paul Rodriguez Jose Garcia
Rainn Wilson Bill Harris
Sally Struthers Roz
Saul Rubinek Howard 'Howie' Kaufman
T.K. Carter Bill Cosby
Terry Crews Big T
Vincent Schiavelli Jerry
Producer Credit
Bruce Wayne Gillies Line Producer
Dennis Haggerty Co-Producer
G. Marq Roswell Co-Producer
Jerry Offsay Executive Producer
Mario Van Peebles Producer
Michael Mann Executive Producer
Tal Vigderson Co-Producer
Tobie Haggerty Co-Executive Producer