• Fresh (1994)


Release Date: August 26th, 1994

DVD Release Date: May 9th, 2000

R |1 hr 52 min

Plot Summary

Fresh (Sean Nelson) is a 12-year-old drug dealer who finds himself trapped in a web of poverty, corruption and racial tension in Brooklyn, New York. When his drug-addict sister Nichole (N'Bushe Wright) starts sleeping with local drug lord Esteban (Giancarlo Esposito), Fresh calls upon the skills he learned playing chess with his alcoholic father and speed-chess champion Sam (Samuel L. Jackson) and devises a complex strategy that will free both himself and his sister.

Cast: Sean Nelson, Giancarlo Esposito, Samuel L. Jackson, N'Bushe Wright, Ron Brice, Jean-Claude La Marre, Luis Lantigua, Yul Vazquez

Director: Boaz Yakin

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Miramax

Keywords: Father, Escape, Growing up, Gritty, 1990s, Sister, Family