The Body Beautiful

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.

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The Body Beautiful
  • 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...