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Under Your Skin

Get Out

By Jordan Peele 

19 Jul, 2019

Doing What the WFC Cannot Do

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2017’s Get Out was Jordan Peele’s directorial debut. The cast includes Daniel Kaluuya, Allison Williams, Lil Rel Howery, Bradley Whitford, Caleb Landry Jones, Stephen Root, and Catherine Keener.

Photographer Chris Washington (Kaluuya) reluctantly faces a romantic rite of passage: accompanying his girlfriend Rose Armitage (Williams) to a family get-together. What would be stressful in any circumstances is even more so in this case, because Chris is African-American while Rose is white. 

Rose assures Chris that her family is not racist but still, any number of unpleasant surprises may await Chris. And do. 


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