• Publication date: January 6, 2014

Homie Spumoni

Raised by an Italian-American family as Renato, this young black man enjoys his Dean Martin, pasta and helping out alongside his father in his Little Italy deli. Hoping to make up for the past, one day Renato’s birthparents show up and suddenly it dawns upon him- he’s black…

Program data

Duration: 90

Production Year: 2006

MBC Max:

April 24, 2014 19:00 (KSA) ~ April 24, 2014 18:00 (CLT)

Raised by an Italian-American family as Renato, this young black man enjoys his Dean Martin, pasta and helping out alongside his father in his Little Italy deli. However, one day an African-American couple show up hoping to make up for the past and all the wasted time- they are Renato’s birthparents. Suddenly it dawns upon the young man- he’s black and he can never be the man he is destined to be if he isn’t comfortable in his own skin…

Starring:

  • Donald Faison as Renato / Leroy
  • Whoopi Goldberg as Thelma
  • Jamie-Lynn Sigler as Alli Butterman
  • Joey Fatone as Buddy
  • Paul Mooney as George
  • Lina Giornofelice as Maria
  • Alvaro D’Antonio as Enzo
  • Tony Rock as Dana

Directed by:  Mike Cerrone

Rating:  R for sexual content and language