Do the Right Thing
Director: Spike Lee Run Time: 120 min. Format: 35mm Film Release Year: 1989
Starring: Bill Nunn, Danny Aiello, Giancarlo Esposito, John Turturro, Ossie Davis, Richard Edson, Rosie Perez, Ruby Dee, Samuel L. Jackson, Spike Lee
Ruby Dee is featured alongside her husband Ossie Davis as two of the most memorable characters in Spike Lee’s remarkable DO THE RIGHT THING. While a heatwave drives tensions within a Brooklyn neighborhood to the breaking point, two elderly residents of the block Da Mayor (Davis) and Mother Sister (Dee) try to keep the peace.
Double Feature with JUNGLE FEVER
“Do the Right Thing is complex, bravura movie making.” – Sheila Benson, Los Angeles Times