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Jungle Fever

Wed, 01/28/2009 - 8:32pm -- geoffrey
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Spike Lee

Starring: Wesley Snipes, Annabella Sciorra, Samuel L. Jackson, Halle Berry. MCA, 1991.

The plot centers on the interracial romance between a successful married African American architect, Flipper Purify (Snipes), and an Italian-American woman, Angie Tucci (Sciorra). The two meet at their workplace in New York, an architectural firm where Purify works and Tucci is hired as a temporary secretary. The lovers come under intense pressure from their friends and family as a result of their relationship. The title of the film refers to the sexual attraction of Whites to Blacks.