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Coonskin (1975)

Written and directed by Ralph Bakshi. This outrageous,original film about the status of blacks in America istold with live-action and animation vignettes, the bestof which are sly parodies of the stories from Disneyand Uncle Remus' Song of the South and Kim Basinger'sCool World. This allegorical tale follows the exploitsof a black rabbit who comes from the rural South to NewYork and ends up dealing drugs in Harlem. Released in1974, it was accused of being racist and withdrawn byits distributor within a week of its release. 90 min.
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