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American Fiction (2023)
American Fiction (2023)
American Fiction (2023)
American Fiction (2023)

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AMERICAN FICTION


(R) USA – 1 hr 57 min  
2023 · d. Cord Jefferson
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Starring Jeffrey Wright, Issa Rae, Tracee Ellis Ross, Erika Alexander, Sterling K. Brown

Fed up with being told his writing “isn’t Black enough,” novelist Thelonious “Monk” Ellison (Jeffery Wright) pens a pseudonymous novel tapping into every tired trope about the African American experience—only to find that he’s written a bestseller. Winner of the People’s Choice Award at the Toronto International Film Festival and nominated for five Oscars, Cord Jefferson’s directorial debut is a hilarious and biting examination of race, identity, and representation in modern America.

American Fiction has been nominated for the following Academy Awards:
Best Picture
Best Actor – Jeffrey Wright
Best Supporting Actor – Sterling K. Brown
Best Adapted Screenplay – Cord Jefferson
Best Original Score – Laura Karpman


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