“Black or White” is a 2014 American drama film directed by Mike Binder. The movie stars Kevin Costner, Octavia Spencer, and Anthony Mackie in leading roles.
The story revolves around a grandfather named Elliot Anderson (Kevin Costner), who is grieving the loss of his wife and is left to raise his biracial granddaughter, Eloise, alone. When Eloise’s paternal grandmother, Rowena (Octavia Spencer), files for custody, a legal battle ensues, leading to tensions and conflicts between the two families.
The film explores themes of race, family, grief, and identity. It received mixed reviews from critics, with some praising its performances and themes, while others criticized its handling of race relations.
Overall, “Black or White” is a thought-provoking drama that sheds light on the complexities of modern-day America and the ongoing struggles of racial inequality.
Duration: 121 min.