The Last Black Man in San Francisco

Genre:  Drama
Running Time:  120 min.
Release Date:
July 5, 2019 - Toronto - TIFF Bell Lightbox
July 12, 2019 - Expands
Digital: October 29, 2019

Current rating: Rating: 4.10
based on 20 votes and 6 reviews
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Cast: Jimmie Fails, Jonathan Majors, Danny Glover, Tichina Arnold, Rob Morgan, Mike Epps, Finn Wittrock, Thora Birch

Synopsis

Jimmie Fails (Jimmie Fails) crashes on his friends' couches, but dreams of reclaiming the Victorian home his grandfather built with his own hands in 1946, in the heart of San Francisco. Jimmie grew up in the house, which his father inherited, but then lost. When the house is temporarily abandoned, Jimmie makes his move. He squats in the house, making it a sanctuary for himself and his best friend Mont (Jonathan Majors).

Jimmie searches for belonging in a rapidly changing city that seems to have left them behind. As he struggles to reconnect with his family and reconstruct the community he longs for, his hopes blind him to the reality of his situation.

Director: Joe Talbot
Studio: levelFILM
Producer(s): Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner, Joe Talbot, Khaliah Neal, Christina Oh
Screenplay: Joe Talbot, Rob Richert
Official Site: a24films.com/films/the-last-black-man-in-san-francisco

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  • 1 star "Guess it was suppose to be some type of art piece. Story line went no where, direction slow and boring. Wanted to walk out halfway thru and should have. Understand what they may have wanted to portray but didn’t work. Waste of time !!!"
  • 3 stars "Too Little 2 Late--I lived in the Fillmore/Post area doing the mid/Late 50s and early 60s... believe me "The Point" was not a place to be somebody...as "Colored" yes we were colored, teenagers from "the Filthy Mo!" and we stayed away from "The Point"! Film is "a tad unrealistic". to say the least!"
  • 5 stars "Great movie"