Director: Gordon Parks Jr. Run Time: 93 min. Format: 35mm Rating: R Release Year: 1972
Starring: Carl Lee, Julius Harris, Ron O'Neal, Sheila Frazier
The definitive blaxploitation film, SUPER FLY.
A 35mm presentation.
Priest is a suave top-rung Harlem, New York drug Pusher who decides that he wants to get out of his dangerous trade. Working with his reluctant friend he devises a scheme that will allow him make one last big deal and then retire. When a desperate street dealer informs the police of Priest’s activities, Priest is forced into an uncomfortable arrangement with corrupt narcotics officers. Setting his plan in motion, he aims to both leave the business and stick it to the man.
Part of Nitehawk’s fall CRIME series.