Uptight

  • 1968
  • 1 HR 44 MIN
  • PG

Ill-conceived update of John Ford's 1935 classic THE INFORMER, featuring a strong cast of black actors. Mayfield stars as a weak-willed black who sells his militant friend Julien (who killed a guard while robbing an armory) down the river for a measly $1,000 to help Dee, his girl friend-turned-hooker, feed her children. Julien is killed by the cops after...read more

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Director (1 Credit)
Writer (3 Credits)
Julian Mayfield
Source (1 Credit)
Liam O'Flaherty
Producer (1 Credit)
Assoc. Producer (1 Credit)
Jim DiGangi
Cinematographer (1 Credit)
Boris Kaufman
Editor (1 Credit)
Robert Lawrence
Musical Composer (1 Credit)
Production Designer (1 Credit)
Alexander Trauner
Art Director (1 Credit)
Phillip Bennett
Set Decorator (1 Credit)
Ray Moyer
Costumes (1 Credit)
Theoni V. Aldredge
Make Up (2 Credits)
Bob Sidel

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