City of Hope Poster

Release Date: October 10th, 1991

R|2 hr 9 min

Plot Summary
This gritty inner-city film by John Sayles follows various people living in a troubled New Jersey setting, most notably Nick Rinaldi (Vincent Spano), a disillusioned contractor who has been helped along his whole life by his wealthy father (Tony Lo Bianco). Other characters in this ensemble drama about urban conflict and corruption include Asteroid , an unstable homeless person, and Wynn (Joe Morton), an idealistic young politician.

Cast: Vincent Spano, Joe Morton, Tony Lo Bianco, Anthony John Denison, Barbara Williams, John Sayles, Angela Bassett, Chris Cooper

Director: John Sayles

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Samuel Goldwyn Company

Keywords: Father, Tense, 1990s, Underdog, Emotional, Son