Witty, wordy, well-acted satire of contemporary class and race relations, based on John Guare's acclaimed stage play.
Art dealers Ouisa and Flan Kittredge (Stockard Channing, Donald Sutherland) are entertaining a rich South African business partner (Ian McKellen) in their posh Fifth Avenue apartment when a suave and personable young black man bursts in. Paul (Will Smith), who claims to be the son of Sidney
Poitier and a college friend of the Kittredges' children, says he's been wounded by muggers. By the end of the evening he has charmed the initially suspicious Kittredges with his culinary and elocutionary talents--so much so that they invite him to stay the ...