This film tells two interwoven stories of two single-parent families in a poor, racially-mixed neighborhood in Brooklyn. The first story is about a young black man (with aspirations of getting away from his friends who are involved in drugs) who falls in love with a latino girl (who is heading off to college on a full scholarship). The second is about their parents, (she works in the neighborhood liquor store; he works for the phone company). The story takes place against the backdrop of a winning lottery ticket worth $27 million being sold to someone in the neighborhood from the liquor store. Written by
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Well hell, if you can buy your dream for a dollar, that's all it's worth, ain't it?
Lyrics by John Rubino
Music by The Holmes Brothers
and John Rubino
Performed by The Holmes Brothers
Produced by Andy Breslau See more