Based on 14 Critics
  • Made in a forthright, unfancy style and utilizing a cast of born naturals, Washington Heights deftly draws parallels between father and son's complicated relationship and the tensions that pulse through this predominantly Dominican American community. show more

  • De Villa's debut film is persuasively written and acted, if a tad rougher around the edges than one might wish. show more

  • Buoyed by strong performances from Perez and Miami-resident Milian, Washington Heights overcomes the familiarity of its premise through its passion and conviction. show more

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