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The Watermelon Woman
The Watermelon Woman
8.4
/10
1,597 Ratings

THE WATERMELON WOMAN

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Directed by Cheryl Dunye
United States, 1996
Drama, Romance, LGBTQ+

Synopsis

Cheryl, an aspiring black lesbian filmmaker working in a video store, is making a documentary about a black actress from the 1930s who was typecast, credited only as “the watermelon woman.” While uncovering the meaning of her life, Cheryl simultaneously experiences an upheaval in her own.

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Synopsis

Cheryl, an aspiring black lesbian filmmaker working in a video store, is making a documentary about a black actress from the 1930s who was typecast, credited only as “the watermelon woman.” While uncovering the meaning of her life, Cheryl simultaneously experiences an upheaval in her own.

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