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The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete

Release Date: October 11th, 2013

R|1 hr. 48 min.

Plot Summary
The sons (Skylan Brooks, Ethan Dizon) of two drug-addled hookers must fend for themselves after one's mother goes missing and the other (Jennifer Hudson) is arrested.

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Genres: Drama

Distributor: Lionsgate Films

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  • The real defeat in this ambling fairy tale of hardship, abandonment and resilience is that two potentially winning central characters -- and the tender young actors who play them -- are let down by a programmed screenplay that’s short on narrative muscle. show more

  • Though it boasts an eye-catching roster of supporting performances — Jennifer Hudson, Jordin Sparks, Jeffrey Wright, Anthony Mackie — most of the running time is spent with Mister (Skylan Brooks) and Pete (Ethan Dizon), and both child actors hold your attention impressively. show more

  • Director George Tillman Jr. compellingly probes how parentless kids cope without financial resources or adults who give a damn. show more

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