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Spark (1998)

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103 min | Drama, Thriller

Academy Award nominee Terrence Howard and Nicole Ari Parker star as a young African American couple who must find a way to survive when their car breaks down in a backwater, violent racist town.Byron (Howard--Hustle & Flow) and Nina (...See moreAcademy Award nominee Terrence Howard and Nicole Ari Parker star as a young African American couple who must find a way to survive when their car breaks down in a backwater, violent racist town.Byron (Howard--Hustle & Flow) and Nina (Parker--King's Ransom) are driving from Chicago to Los Angeles, where Nina plans to start college, when they are forced to stop in a small, desert place just this side of a ghost town. Unaccustomed to confronting racism and bigotry on the scale preserved in this rural anachronism, Byron's confrontational response to slurs, epithets and threats quickly leads to a fight for survival -- and the Chicago couple is alone and outnumbered. See less
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Jan 16, 1998 (United States)
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5.5 / 10 | 210 votes