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Rueben Tate
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Emmett (as Charles Dutton)
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Rachel
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Zooman
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Victor
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Ash
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Davis
Tommy Hollis ...
Mr. Washington
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Cruz
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Grace
Joe Lala ...
Cortez
Sully Diaz ...
Monita
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Russell (as Vicellous Reon Shannon)
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Alex (as Alberto Vázquez)
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Jackie (as Alyssa A. Nichols)
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Just another typical day in the life of a shooter. Not one person in this fine neighborhood is willing to come forward with any clues as to the identity of the killer of an innocent little girl. No one wants to get involved. Written by Richard Jones <rjo339@swbell.net>

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Rated R for strong language and some violent content | See all certifications »

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19 March 1995 (USA)  »

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Bala Perdida  »

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Zooman: Niggers can't be heroes.
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interesting and powerful story
21 January 2003 | by (sydney australia) – See all my reviews

although probably better on the stage this screen adaption has a powerful intensity to it that is worth seeing. And this story of a neighbourhood more comfortable remaining silent than speaking up about a murder of a little girl, certainly deserves a bigger audience than it would get on stage.

Taking an interesting dual POV - the child's shooter (Zooman) speaking directly to camera and the neighbours and family playing out their story in a more traditional narrative style, the script highlights the twisted logic of people who know they did the wrong thing but need to justify it.

Definately worth a look and a think


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