‘American Fiction’ – Everything We Know About the Surprise Awards Contender

American Fiction has quickly become one of the most hotly anticipated movies of the fall after premiering at the 2023 Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) to high critical acclaim and earning the prestigious TIFF People’s Choice Award. The film, based on the novel Erasure by Percival Everett, is a mix of comedic moments with dramatic undertones, as it tackles an ever-present issue in American culture: watering complex individuals down to age-old stereotypes.

​ Here’s what we know about American Fiction, the directorial debut of Cord Jefferson starring Jeffrey Wright and Issa Rae. 

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