The Homestretch


The Homestretch

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Three homeless teenagers brave Chicago winters, the pressures of high school, and life alone on the streets to build a brighter future. Against all odds, these kids defy stereotypes as they create new, surprising definitions of home. Can they recover from the traumas of abandonment and homelessness and build the future they dream of? (C) Official Site

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Critic Reviews for The Homestretch

All Critics (8) | Top Critics (4)

  • Whenever Roque, Kasey, and Anthony are center stage ... The Homestretch is heartrending.

    Nov 20, 2014 | Rating: B | Full Review…

    Keith Uhlich

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  • The Homestretch, the latest social-issue documentary from Kartemquin Films, succeeds surprisingly well in having its cake and eating it too.

    Nov 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.

    Sep 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 ...

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

    Sep 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.

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

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