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American Son

American Son

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Friday, November 01, 2019 N/A
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  • Season: 2019-2020
  • Network: Netflix
  • Genre: Drama
  • Category: Movies
  • Subject Matter: Family Drama, Black Story, Cops/Detectives/Law Enforcement, Social Issue

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Plot Synopsis

Based on the Broadway play by Christopher Demos-Brown. Time passes and tension mounts in a Florida police station as an estranged interracial couple, Kendra Ellis-Connor and Scott Connor, await news of their missing biracial 18-year old son, Jamal. Kendra is interviewed by Officer Paul Larkin who assures her that his questions about whether Jamal has priors, a street name, or gold teeth are strictly protocol and not racist. Larkin suddenly discloses new details regarding Jamal's whereabouts when Scott arrives, not initially realizing that this white FBI agent is Jamal's father. As the three hash it out in the deserted waiting area, urgent questions arise concerning the degree to which race, gender, and class play into police procedure.


Production Company:

  • Simpson Street, Netflix

Production Type:

  • In-House
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