The Wiz

Year: 1978
Duration: 134 min
IMDb: 5.2
Country: USA
An adaption of "The Wizard of Oz" that tries to capture the essence of the African American experience. Dorothy, a young African-American kindergarten teacher leaves a large family dinner one night to chase after her dog during a New York City snowstorm and gets swept up by a cyclone and transplanted to the urban version of the land of Oz.