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Release Date: April 19th, 2013

DVD Release Date: July 30th, 2013

R|1 hr 39 min

Plot Summary
Majo Tonorio (Gina Rodriguez), a talented hip-hop artist, is offered a record deal from a sleazy producer. She faces a difficult choice between selling out for money or staying true to herself and her music.

Cast: Gina Rodriguez, Jenni Rivera, Lou Phillips, Edward James Olmos, Emilio Rivera, Joseph Soria, Braxton Miltz, Pete Herrera

Director: Youssef Delara , Michael Olmos

Genres: Drama

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  • Melodramatic and gritty Filly Brown marks the debut of a magnetic screen presence in Gina Rodriguez, as well as the final performance of singer Jenni Rivera, who died in a plane crash in December. show more

  • There’s nothing much new here, but the performances and the milieu make Filly Brown an entertaining, honorable installment in a story that is the American Dream incarnate, and has been ever since the first wannabe showed up on Tin Pan Alley at the beginning of the last century. show more

  • A dynamic breakout performance from Gina Rodriguez helps this rap-infused drama about a young Los Angeles Latina overcome its patchy storytelling. show more

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