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Whitman Mayo ...
Sugar
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Tyree Battle
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Thaniel Battle
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Gang Kid #1
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Viola Battle
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Natty Battle
Anthony Lee ...
'Brother Big' Battle
Lou Criscuolo ...
Garage Manager
Al Wiggins ...
D.C. Detective
Gil Johnson ...
Chris Hardwick
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Rev. Ferris Grouse (as Leland Jones)
Darrell Harlee ...
Church Piano Player
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Dr. Austin
Whitney Tucker ...
Tyree, 6 years old
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A mother flees to her hometown after her son gets into trouble.

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Eli Zeal is about to learn that to err is human... and to forgive divine.

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Rated PG-13 for a scene of violence | See all certifications »
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2 August 2001 (USA)  »

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The film was completed in 1998 after 24 days of production, but was never released because it lacked a distributor. In July 2001, Cloud Ten Pictures snatched up the film rights. See more »

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Chris Hardwick: [Speaking to Eli Zeal] There's not many a man who would get shot and then come visit the family responsible.
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At the end of the credits, there is a shot of Eli Zeal's Jewish store. On the front window is a sign that says "For Sale" See more »

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Screening was wonderful
18 December 2001 | by (Athens, Georgia, U.S.A.) – See all my reviews

Frank Capra, Jr, Craig Fincannon and Carol Baum traveled to Athens, Georgia in 1999 to show the students at the University of Georgia their feature film, Waterproof. I was fortunate enough to be in the audience, and was enthralled by their presentation and the film itself. What I saw was a film in which the actors were not boasting to their audience or playing a part for money. They saw a script that was full of color and feeling, the emotions that capitulate a family drama. They played characters that were rich and three-dimensional. The dark lighting served as an undertone for the setting and story: the Deep South and dark family secrets. I can't wait to sit down and watch this movie again, two years after the first time I was lucky enough to do so.


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