In an alternate reality of present-day Oakland, Calif., telemarketer Cassius Green finds himself in a macabre universe after he discovers a magical key that leads to material glory. As Green's career begins to take off, his friends and co-workers organize a protest against corporate oppression. Cassius soon falls under the spell of Steve Lift, a cocaine-snorting CEO who offers him a salary beyond his wildest dreams.
It's a provocative, serious, ridiculous, screwy concoction about whiteface, cultural code-switching, African-American identities and twisted new forms of wage slavery, beyond previously known ethical limits. By Michael Phillips of Chicago Tribune | Full review:
An absurdist, startlingly original Molotov cocktail through the pane glass window of Hollywood, "Sorry to Bother You" is a riot, the year's craziest comedy and the most demented call to arms in memory. By Adam Graham of Detroit News | Full review: