About the film
dystopia black white relations alternative universe
White Man's Burden
Release Date: December 01, 1995
|Slogan||:||«Reality Just Switched Sides»|
|Production Companies||:||Rysher Entertainment, HBO, A Band Apart, Savoy Pictures|
|Producers||:||Mary Gail Artz, Barbara Cohen|
The story takes place in alternative America where the blacks are members of social elite, and whites are inhabitants of inner city ghettos. Louis Pinnock is a white worker in a chocolate factory, loving husband and father of two children. While delivering a package for black CEO Thaddeus Thomas, he is mistaken for a voyeur and, as a result, loses his job, gets beaten by black cops and his family gets evicted from their home. Desperate Pinnock takes a gun and kidnaps Thomas, demanding justice.