Plot & Details
The beauty of hope and the power of unity form the foundation of this tale of youthful love, drugs, and poverty in the City of Brotherly Love. Seven-year-old Babo suffers from asthma, and lives with his mother in a dangerous section of North Philly. In an attempt to impress a girl who's well out of his league, their scheming neighbor Demitri attempts to pass as a brainy bookworm. Meanwhile, as well-off art student Michelle falls into a drug-ridden affair with her dealer, Jacob, Kaleef and Jill struggle to save their marriage while bringing "produce to the people," and their teenage son, Heslin, bulks up for the World's Strongest Man competition. Rosario Dawson, Naomie Harris, and Paul Dano star.
- MPAA Rating: R
- Genre(s): Drama
- Run Time: 87min.
- Theatrical Release Date: 03/06/2009
- DVD Release Date: 07/14/2009
- Distributor(s): Peace Arch Ent.
- Director(s): Mark Webber
- Starring: Paul Dano , Rosario Dawson , Naomie Harris , Lou Taylor Pucci , Frankie Shaw
- Themes: Inner City Blues
- Tone: Compassionate,Earnest,Stirring
- Keywords: social-inequality,social-justice
- Country of Origin: USA - Limited (03-06-2009)
- Language: English