Written and directed by ER (1994) castmember Lily Mariye, this gritty, sexually frank coming-of-age story has won 11 awards. Set in inner-city Los Angeles. Stars the immensely sympathetic ... See full summary »
The film had its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival. See more »
Leah puts a cigarette in her mouth, tobacco end first, then tamps the same end down in a small pile of cocaine (to get some in the cigarette?) then puts it back into her mouth, again tobacco end first. When she removes her hand, the cigarette has reversed so that the filter end is now magically in her mouth.
Yo. I was wondering if you guys know where I can get some weed or anything?
You think we're some drug dealers or something man?
Uh... no? I just thought you guys maybe know were the hook is...
Nah, for real shorty... You can't be coming straight and ask strangers like that. Aright?
Are you serious?
Do I look serious?
[Leah walks away, Blue lights up a joint]
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Performed by Paternoster
Written by Franz Wippel
Courtesy Franz Wippel and Now-Again Records See more »
I would drink nail polish remover if you handed it to me
This is an interesting film, one with probably more potential for future greatness than actual rewatch value. The acting is top notch all around, from the two leads who go through many changes to the lawyer who has truly seen it all delivering a chilling speech about black people in jail. A very promising debut from a female director that knows her stuff, from the moment doves fly away when two lovers are reunited or that moment when the camera gets tired of watching the white girl getting taken advantage of too many times and hides from the scene behind a wall before going back to a mirror reflection of said image. While at times playing like a softcore porno a la Game of Thrones and there are too many sex scenes just thrown around, the drama is intact and the WAY that the story is told is very compelling.
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