Pryor made a name for himself with his bizarre caricatures that took advantage of supposed liberal attitudes toward racial differences during the 1970s. But the difference between his performance in this film and in GREASED LIGHTING and SILVER STREAK is immense. In those films his
characters were funny and even a bit insightful, but here they are embarrassing and trite. Based on Lina Wertmuller's THE SEDUCTION OF MIMI, this film offers Pryor as a southern California grove worker who suddenly finds himself involved politically in the lives of overworked and underpaid
laborers. His position doesn't sit well with the owners, so Pryor is forced to flee to the city, whe...