• Shelter (2015)


Release Date: November 13th, 2015

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 45 min

Plot Summary

A homeless Nigerian immigrant (Anthony Mackie) and a junkie (Jennifer Connelly) band together for survival on the streets of New York.

Cast: Jennifer Connelly, Anthony Mackie, Amy Hargreaves, Scott Johnsen, Alok Tewari, Andrew Polk, Rob Morgan, Paul Urcioli

Director: Paul Bettany

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Recidivist

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Ratings & Reviews

  • 63
    Rex ReedObserver

    This movie is so raw and depressing that in one brutal scene Ms. Connelly is so desperate for a fix that she injects a hypodermic needle into her vagina. Don’t say I didn’t warn you. show more

  • 63
    Tirdad DerakhshaniPhiladelphia Inquirer

    Despite its terrific performances and its great use of locations, Shelter doesn't have enough substance to hold your attention or linger in the mind for long. show more

  • 63
    Susan WloszczynaRogerEbert.com

    An admirable attempt at presenting a difficult subject that suffers from an eventual pileup of melodramatic happenstances. show more

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