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The Watermelon Woman The Watermelon Woman

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Directed by and starring Cheryl Dunye

Directed by and starring Cheryl Dunye

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American drama in which aspiring black film-maker Cheryl (Cheryl Dunye) finds herself fascinated by Fae Richards, a black 1930s film star who was only ever billed as the Watermelon Woman.

Intrigued, Cheryl decides to make a documentary about the mysterious actress. To support her research, Cheryl gets a job in a video store where she meets and falls in love with customer Diana (Guinevere Turner), and as her work on the Watermelon Woman progresses, Cheryl begins to ask herself important questions about her own life and relationships.

Three short films by Cheryl Dunye:

American drama in which aspiring black film-maker Cheryl (Cheryl Dunye) finds herself fascinated by Fae Richards, a black 1930s film star who was only ever billed as the Watermelon Woman.

Intrigued, Cheryl decides to make a documentary about the mysterious actress. To support her research, Cheryl gets a job in a video store where she meets and falls in love with customer Diana (Guinevere Turner), and as her work on the Watermelon Woman progresses, Cheryl begins to ask herself important questions about her own life and relationships.

Three short films by Cheryl Dunye:

Extras

  • Greetings from Africa
  • The Potluck and the Passion
  • She don’t Fade

Additional Info

Additional Info

SKU 5060265150952
Catalogue Number EC1095
Product contents 1 disc
Year 1996
Director Cheryl Dunye
Format DVD
Publisher(s) Peccadillo
Colour Colour
Language(s) English
Running time 80 min
DVD region 2
Certificate 15

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