Plot & Details
An impoverished African American teen, raised in a grim and desperate Brooklyn project finds himself forced to set aside his dreams in order to face the realities of daily survival. This well-wrought and disturbing portrait of a young man's life was penned by New York Times reporter Dena Kleiman.
- Genre(s): Drama
- Run Time: 95min.
- DVD Release Date: 08/30/2005
- Director(s): Forest Whitaker
- Themes: Drug Trade,Innocence Lost,Inner City Blues,Street Gangs
- Tone: Earnest,Gritty,Poignant
- Keywords: Black [race],against-all-odds,boy,coming-of-age,ghetto,poverty,smuggling,survivor,weapons