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Jungle Fever

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Jungle Fever is a 1991 film directed by Spike Lee and starring Wesley Snipes and Annabella Sciorra.

Plot

The plot centres around the interracial romance between a successful married black executive, Flipper Purify (played by Snipes), and an Italian-American woman, Angie Tucci (played by Sciorra), at his place of work in New York. Both of them come under intense pressure from their friends and family. A sub plot considers the problems of drug abuse, with Purify's brother 'Gator (played by Samuel L. Jackson) a suffering crack addict.

The film also featured John Turturro, Halle Berry and Ossie Davis.

The title of the film reflects the plot. The term "Jungle Fever" refers to an individual's sexual attraction to those of another race.

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