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PG-13| 1 hr. 52 min.

Plot Summary
As her teacher mother, Carolyn (Alfre Woodard), and her jazz musician father, Woody (Delroy Lindo), worry over monthly bills, grade-schooler student Troy Carmichael (Zelda Harris) banters and bonds with her four brothers. Against her will, Troy is sent to her aunt's southern home for a summer visit, but when she returns to her bustling Brooklyn neighborhood, she learns that a family member is gravely ill. Already mature, Troy is forced to face to some very grown-up facts about life and loss.

Cast: Alfre Woodard , Delroy Lindo , David Patrick Kelly , Zelda Harris , Carlton Williams , Sharif Rashed , Tse-Mach Washington , Christopher Knowings

Director: Spike Lee

Genres: Drama

Crooklyn (1994)

Release Date: June 1st, 1994|1 hr. 52 min.

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  • This remarkable movie will haunt you for a good long time. show more

  • Crooklyn is loud and raucous and occasionally cruel. The actors shout their dialogue, the kids trade insults and the movie has the strained, desperate-for-fun anxiety of a TV sitcom. [13 May 1994, p.C1] show more

  • Both leads and young Harris make Crooklyn an exasperating might-have-been, especially given the movie's surprisingly affecting wrap-up. There's no dearth of human feeling here, but a dearth of craft. [13 May 1994, p.8D] show more

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