New Film Project ‘Cracka’ Reimagines American Slavery Period with Race Roles Reversed
The Twitterverse was predicability irate about the concept.
As much of the nation continues to find itself in the midst of a racial reckoning, protesters and those who oppose them are looking to find common ground.
This is a nation whose ideals are very much rooted in the idea that all men are created equal and that there shall be liberty and justice for all. There is no room for hate in the ideal American experiment, and the events of the last several weeks have served to reiterate that point.
Now, a music video director who has worked with the likes of Fallout Boy, Busta Rhymes, and Guns ‘n’ Roses, is set to release a controversial project in which the history of slavery in America is being reimagined with the racial roles reversed.
An upcoming movie titled ‘Cracka’ plans to depict an alternate history in which black people enslaved whites in early America.
Director Dale Resteghini released the trailer for the independently funded film on Friday, saying it would be available for purchase on Amazon Prime and elsewhere later this year.
The trailer shows a white man with neo-Nazi tattoos being transported back in time to a version of America in which he is enslaved by black people.
The white neo-Nazi ‘protagonist’ is seen being subjected to brutal treatment at the hands of black slaveholders.
White people are seen being raped and lynched by their black overlords in the film.
The lead role of white supremacist Michael Stone is played by Lorenzo Antonucci, who previously depicted an unnamed henchman in Days Of Our Lives and was an uncredited extra in Game of Thrones.
Social media users were enraged by the idea.
That Cracka movie is horrible idea .. HORRIBLE
— Dev (@harmavelli) June 20, 2020
So there’s about to be a series called “Cracka” where white people are slaves and black people own them. White ppl finna lose their minds. pic.twitter.com/vzJIJaqh5c
— GODDESS KNOWS (@_Annata) June 20, 2020
Please note that if you search twitter for African-American response to the movie "Cracka," you find people saying things like "We didn't ask for this" and criticizing the fact that it portrays black men as rapists. This is not a black production, this is a Hollywood production.
— Loretta the Hopeful Prole (@lorettatheprole) June 21, 2020
just found out this movie is indeed directed by a cracka https://t.co/ZydK3hN9eK
— yash (@yashflee) June 22, 2020
Everyone, meet the writer and director of Black supremacy slavery revisionist film CRACKA
*Currently Guffawing* https://t.co/yz6YdXdws2 pic.twitter.com/D9uuiGA6Zj
— Valerie Complex♊️♎️♋️ (@ValerieComplex) June 21, 2020
There is no definitive release date yet for Cracka, but executives have indicated that the project could be available to the public as soon as the fall of 2020.
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