Watermelon Man (1970)


Directed by: Melvin Van Peebles

Stars: Godfrey Cambridge, Estelle Parsons, Howard Caine

Language: English  + Commentary (2nd track) | Subtitles: English (embed)

Country: Usa | Imdb Info | Ar: 16:9 | Brrip

Also known as: The Night the Sun Came Out

Description:  An extremely bigoted white man finds out the hard (and somewhat humorous) way what it’s like being a black man, firsthand!


2.03GB | 99:40mins | 1280×720 | mkv

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5 Responses to Watermelon Man (1970)

  1. Chacka says:

    Careful, RL, they’re cancel-happy

  2. Phaota says:

    Commentary is with director Melvin Van Peebles in a Guardian interview conducted by broadcaster Darcus Howe at the National Film Theatre in London on August 30, 1996 (70:48 mins.)

  3. OSMOSIS says:

    When I FIRST saw WATERMELON MAN, I was 10 Years Old, and it made it’s Broadcast TV Premiere on CBS one Thursday Night in 1974. Been seeing it on TV for the next 12 Years until I FINALLY caught the original uncut version on VHS in 1986. By then, I was old enough to take in the message properly. I’ve been trying to find a good DVD or BD copy for an eternity, and…here we are, because, Rarelust, you ALWAYS Rock!


  4. Wendel says:

    A staple on my local TV station when they used to exist.
    Thanks for bringing back this rare gem.

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