Menelik Shabazz’s pioneering and seminal first feature traces the emotional and political growth of Pat, a young black woman and her struggles in a relationship with boyfriend Del in Margaret Thatcher’s racialised London.
Whilst Pat searches for security in her life and hopes to achieve it through marriage; the false arrest and merciless beating of her boyfriend Del (Victor Romero Evans) by the police forces forces a political awakening and a turning point in both their lives.
(This is the first black Britsh feature film featuring a female lead)
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UK | 1981 | 105 mins
StarringVictor Romeo Evans, Cassie McFarlane, Corinne Skinner-Carter, Trevor Laird, Angela Wynter, Malcolm Frederick, Chris Tummings