An intelligent romantic comedy that chooses to deal with issues of race and perception in a straight-forward way, from a point of view not often seen: that of a successful, upper-class black woman.Right after the Starbucks incident she arrives at a party with her friend.But I enjoyed this movie for its thought provoking storytelling, so here are my thoughts.I would think the Black Community (as I have heard Bill Cosby expounded many times) would love to see more stories about successful, professional people.Maybe the writer was looking for all attitudes to be explored, and, as likable as he was, the saintly Father may have been too good to be true.But the leads pulled off the underlying feeling that "love conquers all" and provided me with an entertaining, thoughtful couple of hours.But the assimilation of a likable, white guy into the Black "experience" has some real impact. His request to "please take a night off from race issues" rang true from a person who wants to empathize and be supportive, but cannot really know the impact of the life.
Dandridge played the part of Margot, a black store clerk who was in a relationship with Denis, a white governor’s aide (played by John Justin.) It is reported that several passionate love scenes that were a part of the script were changed to simple embraces to downplay the scenes that were felt to be offensive to theater goers, not because of the passion, but because of the interracial display of affection.
is a romantic comedy that exemplifies how a person can step out of their comfort zone and gain a new perspective or experience that changes their life.
This movie has left such a strong imprint on viewers that although it was released back in 2006, blogs and chat rooms today continue to buzz about the what ifs of interracial dating as discussed in the film: The movie has lived up to its title and has delivered a new, fresh way of thinking.
(1958) which featured her as a slave and mistress of a slave ship’s captain.
This role ignited a fresh firestorm of controversy as Dandridge and the captain share the cinema’s first interracial kiss.