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Do The Right Thing

Directed by Spike Lee. Starts Fri, Jun 28!. 1989. R. 2 hours 5 minutes. Universal. Digital Restoration.

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Set during one sweltering summer day on a block of Brooklyn’s Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood, Do the Right Thing follows the initially casual interactions among Mookie (Lee), Sal (Danny Aiello), Da Mayor (Ossie Davis), Mother Sister (Ruby Dee), Mister Señor Love Daddy (Samuel L. Jackson), Tina (Rosie Perez), Buggin Out (Giancarlo Esposito) and Pino (John Turturro). But tensions rise along racial fault lines as locals demand a black person’s photo be added to the Italians-only Wall of Fame at Sal’s Pizzeria, and heated, profane confrontations ultimately explode into violence. Lee earned an Original Screenplay Oscar nomination for the film and Aiello earned a Supporting Actor nomination. The Colonial is honored to bring you the brand new restoration of this modern American classic!