This first directorial effort from John Cassavetes, based on a series of improvisations created by Cassavetes' acting group, spearheaded a movement in American independent cinema. Lelia Goldoni stars as a light-skinned black woman who, after trying to pass as white, faces the reality of racism when the man she loves discovers her true heritage. With Hugh Hurd, Anthony Ray. 81 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono; featurettes; interviews; photo gallery; theatrical trailer.