I Passed for White (1960)

Genres - Drama, Romance  |   Sub-Genres - Melodrama, Romantic Drama  |   Run Time - 93 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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In this romantic melodrama, a light-skinned black woman abandons her family to pretend that she is white. She soon marries a white wealthy man, but does not tell him the truth. Eventually the pressures caused by her deception cause her to breakdown.

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boyfriend, deception, doubt, family, love, man, marriage, passing-for-white, proposal [romantic], questioning [police interrogation], racism, romance, secrets, skin, woman