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Release Date: February 22nd, 2008

DVD Release Date: July 8th, 2008

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 24 min

Plot Summary
A young man works as an auto-body repairman to provide for his younger sister.

Cast: Alejandro Polanco, Isamar Gonzales, Ahmad Razvi, Carlos Ayala, Laura Patalano, Nick Jasprizza, Carlos Zapata, Bedford T. Bentley

Director: Ramin Bahrani

Genres: Drama

Ratings & Reviews

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  • Now we have an American film with the raw power of “City of God” or “Pixote,” a film that does something unexpected, and inspired, and brave. show more

  • Iranian-American filmmaker Ramin Bahrani has followed up his well-received Man Push Cart with another penetrating portrait of life on the outskirts of New York. show more

  • Beautifully observed, and beautifully acted by the novice thespian Polanco (culled from a New York City public school), Chop Shop is at once a heartbreaker and a story of hope and the American Dream. show more

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