Plot & Details
Danny Glover plays Jerry, a caring street person who takes a mentally retarded Matthew Dillon under his wing, teaching him the survival smarts so necessary to society's left-overs. The two team up with three other vagrants in an attempt to build a nuclear group-support community and find little lasting security in the cold NYC street world.
- Genre(s): Drama
- Run Time: 107min.
- Director(s): Tim Hunter
- Starring: Danny Glover , Matt Dillon , Rick Aviles , Nina Siemaszko , Ving Rhames
- Themes: Haunted By the Past,Social Injustice,Race Relations,Down on Their Luck,Unlikely Friendships
- Tone: Bleak,Deliberate,Downbeat,Gloomy
- Keywords: help, homeless, poverty, survivor, homelessness, schizophrenia, veteran [military]