Black Joy

Black Joy (1977)

  • Genre: Comedy, Drama
  • Release Date: 1977-01-01
  • User Rating: 6.7/10 from 3 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 37min
  • Language: English
  • Production Country: United Kingdom
  • Director:
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An innocent and unsophisticated Guyanese immigrant is exposed to the hustlin' way of life in the Brixton ghetto.

Black Joy Trailer

  • Norman Beaton

    as Dave King
  • Trevor Thomas

    as Ben Jones
  • Floella Benjamin

    as Miriam
  • Dawn Hope

    as Saffra
  • Oscar James

    as Jomo
  • Paul J Medford

    as Devon
  • Shango Baku

    as Raastaman
  • Azad Ali

    as Indian Official
  • Charles Pemberton

    as White Official
  • Vivian Stanshall

    as Warden
  • Kevin O'Shea

    as Foreman
  • Cynthia Powell

    as Prossie
  • T-Bone Wilson

    as Shark
  • Jeillo Edwards

    as Auntie
  • Jimmy Rand

    as Bus Conductor
  • Ludmilla Nova

    as Sally
  • Jason Rose

    as Dude
  • Barbara Keogh

    as Prostitute
  • David Ryall

    as Butcher
  • Patrick Durkin

    as Irish Paddy
  • Eddie Tagoe

    as African Dustman
  • Stefan Kalipha

    as Sharp Eddie
  • Geoffrey Kenion

    as Hotel Clerk
  • Forbes Collins

    as 1st Immigration Officer
  • Malcolm Hayes

    as 2nd Immigration Officer
  • Vernon Nesbeth

    as Airport Porter
  • The Playboys

    as Themselves
Production Arnon Milchan Producer
Production Elliott Kastner Producer
Production Martin Campbell Producer
Directing Anthony Simmons Director
Production Danny O'Donovan Producer
Writing Jamal Ali Screenplay