Sight and Sound - 08/??/1999
"...Gorgeous hues, surreal fish-eyed perspectives and pulsating varispeed camerawork..."
USA Today - 11/20/1998
"...Hype Williams makes his big-screen debut with a gritty tale of trust, betrayal and redemption that plays like a 90-minute version of the music video director's specialty..."
Box Office - 12/01/1998
"...An impressive feature film debut....BELLY nicely showcases some new acting talent crossing over from the music world, and conveys its message effectively..."
Los Angeles Times - 11/04/1998
"...It builds refreshingly and unexpectedly to a spirit of redemption and responsibility....BELLY looks great..."
A stylish urban drama about two childhood friends who stand on opposite sides of the law. A visually stunning, brutally honest film from critically acclaimed music video director Hype Williams. Rappers Nas and DMX make their big screen debuts.
Description by Lions Gate Home Entertainment:
From acclaimed director Hype Williams comes this realistic urban drama highlighted by an all-star hip-hop cast, visually dazzling ci nematography and a pulsing rap soundtrack.