Chameleon Street


Chameleon Street (1991)




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This film is based loosely on the life of an extraordinary con-artist. Good jobs are hard to come by for black young men in Detroit, so he attempts to get ahead by successfully posing as an attorney, a Time magazine correspondent, a practicing surgeon and a French foreign-exchange student.

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Critic Reviews for Chameleon Street

All Critics (3) | Top Critics (1)

A disarming, disturbing, elusive, and profound meditation on personal identity.

Apr 4, 2016 | Full Review…

This troubling biopic, based on the amazing but true story of a black con artist -- is a flawed but brilliantly thought provoking adventure in filmmaking.

Mar 25, 2002 | Rating: A | Full Review…

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I could have missed this film and been just as well off.

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