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O A modern day version of Shakespeare's ''Othello'' which boldly examines issues of racism, violence, peer pressure and teen sexual relations and many other contemporary problems.

All this takes place in a prep boarding school in the South. The only black student Odin (Mekhi Phfifer) is the star basketball player. He's got everything, the love of the most popular girl Desi (Julis Stiles) who also happens to be the daughter of the school's Dean. On the other side, there's Hugo (Josh Hartnett) and Roger. Hugo is Odin's best friend and Odin confides in him, not knowing that Hugo has always been insanely jealous of him. Roger on the other hand is madly in love with Desi who doesn't give him the time of day.

16 No persons under 16
91 minutes


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Credits

CastMekhi Phifer, Josh Hartnett, Julia Stiles, Elden Henson, Andrew Keegan, Rain Phoenix
DirectorTim Blake Nelson
Formats VHS
SA DistributorSter-Kinekor


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