Native Son


Action / Drama

Rotten Tomatoes Critics - Rotten 60%
Rotten Tomatoes Audience - Spilled 51%
IMDb Rating 5.7 10 2302


Uploaded By: FREEMAN
April 08, 2019 at 05:09 PM



Margaret Qualley as Mary Dalton
Lamar Johnson as Jackson
Barbara Sukowa as Peggy
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895.52 MB
English 2.0
23.976 fps
1 hr 44 min
P/S 1 / 4
1.68 GB
English 2.0
23.976 fps
1 hr 44 min
P/S 0 / 8

Movie Reviews

Reviewed by xtinajoy 2 / 10

Terribly flawed plot

2 stars for the great cast, 0 stars for the terrible plot that left me wondering... why is he smart for the first hour and all of a sudden he makes really bad and stupid decisions until the ending?

Reviewed by nyancatcandy 6 / 10

A beautifully made film, but lacks the depth and thought-provoking character of Richard Wright's novel

Finally the new adaption of Richard Wright's classical novel is here, ever since I read the book and I found out a movie was being made, I have been looking forward to this. That said, I hade very high expectations of it, seeing that the novel is so captivating and in every sense great.

The first thing I noticed that differed from the book, was the main character, Bigger Thomas. In the movie he has green hair, nails painted black and wears trashy clothes, something that is supposedly ment to showcase Bigger's world view. But let's be honest, it is nothing but ridiculous. Furthermore, he and his family does not seem to suffer from the same economic and racial struggles as in the book.

Moreover, there is little that shows a society that treats Bigger and other Black people less worhthy, as the book does. This is a vital failure as the whole novel builds on these themes and is the underlying factors behind Biggers actions later on. This misstep makes the movie lack depth and meaning, as well as failing to to fully deliver the measage. Now this film is a modern adaptation, and society has come a long way since the 1930's, even though there are still inequalities. The movie doesn't really emphasis this either, as the only attempt comes from modestly showing some police brutality in the ending.

Moving on, the ending feels very forced and quick as well, and it wouldn't have hurt to add another 30 minutes to it - especially just to get to see that famous courtoom scene from the novel. It was truly disappointing not to see it as it was one of the things I looked forward to the most. This movie suffers greatly from the lack of a good script.

However, the script may be poor, but the directing and cinematography sure isn't. Director Rashid Johnson pulls a rabbit out of the hat, saving this movie from being a total disaster. The lightning and colours are very nice and helps display the dark setting of the film. As well as great camerawork and some good looking scenes. Just imagine how good this could have been with a good script.

Reviewed by bcfandm 5 / 10

great then awful

Just stop watching at 1hour 27 minutes. gets super awkward and weak.

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