The Homestretch

2014, Documentary, 1h 30m

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Three homeless teenagers brave the Chicago winters, the pressures of high school, and life on the streets to build a brighter future.

Cast & Crew

Kirsten Kelly
Screenwriter
Leslie Simmer
Screenwriter
Anne De Mare
Screenwriter
Katie Taber
Producer
Sally Jo Fifer
Executive Producer
Justine Nagan
Executive Producer
Gordon Quinn
Executive Producer
Andrew W. Schwertfeger
Executive Producer
Anne De Mare
Cinematographer
Kirsten Kelly
Cinematographer
Leslie Simmer
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Greg Kalember
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  • Whenever Roque, Kasey, and Anthony are center stage ... The Homestretch is heartrending.

    November 20, 2014 | Rating: B | Full Review…
  • The Homestretch, the latest social-issue documentary from Kartemquin Films, succeeds surprisingly well in having its cake and eating it too.

    November 6, 2014 | Full Review…
  • "The Homestretch" invites you to empathize with its subjects, to worry with them, to laugh with them, to worry about them. It's engaging and compelling viewing.

    September 12, 2014 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…
  • The movie's investigation into teen homelessness is more panoramic than the intimate, three-person structure might suggest ...

    June 17, 2014 | Full Review…
  • Takes a small bite and leaves too much on the table.

    September 13, 2014 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…
  • As affecting as these teenagers' stories in The Homestretch are, the accounts of their advocates are equally inspiring.

    September 12, 2014 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…
  • Whenever Roque, Kasey, and Anthony are center stage ... The Homestretch is heartrending.

    November 20, 2014 | Rating: B | Full Review…
  • The Homestretch, the latest social-issue documentary from Kartemquin Films, succeeds surprisingly well in having its cake and eating it too.

    November 6, 2014 | Full Review…
  • "The Homestretch" invites you to empathize with its subjects, to worry with them, to laugh with them, to worry about them. It's engaging and compelling viewing.

    September 12, 2014 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…
  • The movie's investigation into teen homelessness is more panoramic than the intimate, three-person structure might suggest ...

    June 17, 2014 | Full Review…
  • Takes a small bite and leaves too much on the table.

    September 13, 2014 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…
  • As affecting as these teenagers' stories in The Homestretch are, the accounts of their advocates are equally inspiring.

    September 12, 2014 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

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