Pariah

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Overview

A teenager must choose between the life she wants and the path her parents have picked out for her in this independent coming-of-age drama. At home, 17-year-old Alike Adepero Oduye is a sweet and soft-spoken girl who tries to follow the wishes of her straight-laced mother Kim Wayans. However, there's another side of her that her parents don't know about -- Alike is a lesbian, and with her best friend Laura Pernell Walker she slips out to downtown dance clubs where she feels free to be open about her sexuality, ...
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Overview

A teenager must choose between the life she wants and the path her parents have picked out for her in this independent coming-of-age drama. At home, 17-year-old Alike Adepero Oduye is a sweet and soft-spoken girl who tries to follow the wishes of her straight-laced mother Kim Wayans. However, there's another side of her that her parents don't know about -- Alike is a lesbian, and with her best friend Laura Pernell Walker she slips out to downtown dance clubs where she feels free to be open about her sexuality, though she's still working up the courage to act on her desires. As she becomes more mature, Alike is torn between living the sheltered life her parents want for her, the club-hopping lifestyle Laura has already embraced, or something that lies in between, like her neighbor Bina Aasha Davis. Pariah was the first feature film from writer and director Dee Rees, who adapted the story from her award-winning short film of the same name. Pariah was an official selection at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival.
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Special Features

Dee Rees: A Director's Style; A Walk in Brooklyn; Trying Out Identity: Pariah's Wardrobe
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/24/2012
  • UPC: 025192113260
  • Original Release: 2011
  • Rating:

  • Source: Focus Features
  • Region Code: 1
  • Presentation: Wide Screen
  • Language: English
  • Time: 1:27:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 7,480

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Adepero Oduye Alike
Pernell Walker Laura
Aasha Davis Bina
Charles Parnell Arthur
Sahra Mellesse Sharonda
Kim Wayans Audrey
Technical Credits
Dee Rees Director, Screenwriter
Eyde Belasco Casting
Julia Parker Benello Executive Producer
Ann Bradley Executive Producer
Joey Carey Executive Producer
Nekisa Cooper Producer
Eniola Dawodu Costumes/Costume Designer
Douglas Eisenberg Executive Producer
Deborah Eisenberg Executive Producer
Wendy Ettinger Executive Producer
Judith Helfand Executive Producer
Mako Kamitsuna Editor
Spike Lee Executive Producer
Susan K. Lewis Executive Producer
Sam Martin Executive Producer
Jeanine McLean Executive Producer
Stefan Nowicki Executive Producer
Jeff Robinson Executive Producer
Matthew J. Simon Executive Producer
Mary Jane Skalski Executive Producer
Benjamin Weber Executive Producer
Inbal Weinberg Production Designer
Bradford Young Cinematographer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Pariah
1. Scene 1 [4:31]
2. Scene 2 [2:57]
3. Scene 3 [3:48]
4. Scene 4 [5:11]
5. Scene 5 [3:10]
6. Scene 6 [4:20]
7. Scene 7 [4:38]
8. Scene 8 [5:45]
9. Scene 9 [3:59]
10. Scene 10 [3:55]
11. Scene 11 [6:15]
12. Scene 12 [5:41]
13. Scene 13 [:10]
14. Scene 14 [4:04]
15. Scene 15 [2:54]
16. Scene 16 [4:34]
17. Scene 17 [5:43]
18. Scene 18 [3:21]
19. Scene 19 [3:23]
20. Scene 20 [3:45]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Pariah
   Play
   Scenes
   Bonus
      Dee Rees: A Director's Style
      A Walk In Brooklyn
      Trying Out Identity: Pariah's Wardrobe
   Setup
      Subtitles
         English SDH*
         Español
         Français
         Subtitles: Off
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