Ghett'a Life (2012)

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GHETT'A LIFE is an "against the odds" action drama set in a politically turbulent inner city community of Kingston. Derrick, a determined inner city teenager realizes his dream of becoming a champion boxer despite a country, community and family conflicted by divisive political system.
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NR
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Action & Adventure , Drama
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Critic Reviews for Ghett'a Life

All Critics (4) | Top Critics (1)

The worlds of international boxing and gang-ruled Jamaican politics are twinned to initially eye-opening but ultimately welterweight effect.

Full Review… | December 8, 2011
Variety
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The view this low-budget movie gives us of a violent Kingston, Jamaica, left by politicians and the police to be run by local gangsters, rings true.

Full Review… | December 4, 2011
Observer (UK)

Tangled plot lines and murkily choreographed fight scenes drain this fight flick of juice.

Full Review… | December 1, 2011
Empire Magazine

Brownes's broad swipes at a political solution through pathos means this one swings wide.

Full Review… | December 1, 2011
Guardian

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