The Wiz

The Wiz
The Wiz

Year

1978

Duration

128 minutes

Genres

Musicals, Science Fiction and Fantasy

Language

English

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This Sidney Lumet film gives a makeover to the classic children's book The Wizard of Oz. Adapted from a hit Broadway musical, it stars a young Michael Jackson as the scarecrow and soul diva Diana Ross. Her Dorothy is a shy Harlem schoolteacher who finds herself transported to a nightmarish metropolis, which, with its graffiti and subway stations, seems more like New York than the Emerald City of the original.

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