Lee wrote, directed, produced and appeared in the 1991 film, which tackled interracial relationships. Wesley Snipes
starred in Jungle Fever
as Flipper Purify, a married black architect who has an affair with his Italian secretary, Angie Tucci, portrayed by Annabella Sciorra.
Berry landed the role of Vivian, the drug-addicted girlfriend of Flipper’s brother, "Gator," played by Samuel L. Jackson.