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Hurricane Streets (1997)

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A teenager tries to do the right thing with heavy odds stacked against him in this hard-hitting independent drama. Marcus (Brendan Sexton III) is a 14-year-old growing up in a tough section of New York City. Marcus' father is dead, and his mother is in prison; while she told him that it was for helping to smuggle illegal immigrants into the United States, he later discovers that she was actually convicted of the murder of his dad. Living with his grandmother, who works as a bartender, Marcus

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Art House & International, Drama

Nov 17, 1998

MGM Home Entertainment

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Morgan J. Freeman won the Director and the Audience Award (a rare combination) at the 1997 Sundance Film Fest for his impressive debut, an edgy, well acted coming of age tale.

October 6, 2012 Full Review Source: EmanuelLevy.Com
EmanuelLevy.Com

Never rises above the very ordinary.

September 7, 2011 Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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Shows how our breathless desire enables us to overcome difficulties and to cross borders.

February 28, 2002 Full Review Source: Spirituality and Practice
Spirituality and Practice

For a debut feature, Hurricane Streets is technically very solid.

January 1, 2000 Full Review Source: Film Journal International
Film Journal International

Masterfully written and memorably performed.

January 1, 2000 Full Review Source: DustinPutman.com
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