The film was reportedly set to be released, but then got the boot because it supposedly favored black couples and according to Global Voices Online, French films tend to either favor white or mixed raced couples (ie, black man/white woman), but never exclusively black.
It is well known that films with mostly black casts are rarely shown overseas. As a matter of fact, Tyler Perry’s films, which are often huge in the U.S., are usually only released on DVD in many European countries, including France.
Sony Pictures is reportedly trying to appeal the decision, citing amongst other reasons, the interracial relationship between Gabrielle Union (Kristen) Jerry Ferrara’s (Jeremy) charaters.
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