• Downtown: A Street Tale (2004) Rating & Reviews

Based on 5 Critics
Based on 2 Users
  • Clichéd though it may be, this movie was clearly made with love. show more

  • Amounts to little more than a downbeat soap opera as half a dozen squatters -- hustler, junkie, stripper, queer, fallen Madonna and skank, with a mentally challenged roomie thrown in for good measure -- try to hold their lives together in a grungy New York loft just days before Christmas. Think "Rent" without the music. show more

  • The younger actors bring varying degrees of experience to bear on their roles, but all capture the desperation beneath their characters' tough fronts, while the NYC locations are suitably depressing. show more

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