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The Body Beautiful
Directed by Ngozi Onwurah • 1991 • United Kingdom
Starring Madge Onwurah, Brian Bovell, Maureen Douglass
This bold, stunning exploration of a white mother who undergoes a radical mastectomy and her Black daughter who embarks on a modeling career reveals the profound effects of body image and the strain of racial and sexual identity on their charged, intensely loving bond.