Wednesday
Mar052014

Spark

An urban black couple (Terrence Howard, Nicole Parker) traveling via back roads from Chicago to LA has a car breakdown in a backwater town where everyone is white trailer trash and racial epithets are common graffiti. The film tries to examine the thoughts of the lower class that they get involved in and the loud mouth impetuosity of the black man which ultimately leads the couple into greater problems.

Premiered:  Sundance Film Festival, Berlin Film Festival

US distributor:  Warner Bros. Home Entertainment