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Spike Lee, Brooklyn, Nola discussed on Fresh Air



My guess spike lee has returned to his first feature the 1980 six film she's got to have it and has adapted into an expanded and updated 10part netflixing series of the same name spike lee has written and directed many other films including school days do the right thing moberg or blues jungle fever malcolm x and shy rack we're going to talk about lots of things but let's start with she's got a habit the film earned him a place as a central figure in independent cinema and black cinema the central character in the original film and the netflixing series is nola darling a young artist who love sacks but isn't interested in a committed relationship she seeing three men each a different type but each wants her to himself in episode one of the net flex version nola who lives in fort green brooklyn where spike grew up in continues to have an office as walking home from her friend's house one evening when a man start harassing her an grabs her she pulls away and fleas but it leaves her with a new feeling of vulnerability she starts doing street art but her posters are defaced with misogynist epithets at the suggestion of a friend she start seeing a therapist in this seen from episode four nola is talking to her therapist about how her love life now includes a woman she started seeing again the therapist is played by heather heavily nola who speaks first is played by two wander wise this woman is like.

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