Jails, Hospitals & Hip-Hop Poster

Release Date: May 5th, 2000

R|1 hr 30 min

Plot Summary
Writer, performance artist and actor Danny Hoch adapts his 1998 one-man show to the big screen by blending footage of live performances with on-location dramatizations of stories from the show. Hoch variously adopts the personas of an angry prison guard, a rap-obsessed teenager from Montana, an elderly Jewish woman, and a crutch-carrying Cuban man, among others. Hoch closes the film as himself, being interviewed about his experiences as a struggling actor.

Cast: Danny Hoch, Susan Blommaert, Lynn Schlansky Hoch, Lemon , Bonz Malone, Joanne Morton, Uzi Parnes, Jeff Peters

Director: Mark Benjamin, Danny Hoch

Genres: Comedy drama

Production Co: JHH Pictures, Kicked Down Productions

Distributors: Stratosphere Entertainment, Arthouse Films

Keywords: Transformation, Hospital, Creative, 2000s, Underdog, Quest, New York City, Offbeat

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