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Prison Song (2001)

R | | Drama | 27 April 2001 (USA)
A young man lives and learns while growing up on the street and in and out of correctional facilities.

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Elijah Dixon
Eric McCollum ...
Thomas Wilson (as Eric 'Ace Money' McCollum)
Denee Rivera ...
Jolie Martinez
Justin 'DJ' Spaulding ...
Young Elijah
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Mom
Snow ...
Officer McIntyre
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Harris
Bobbito Garcia ...
Brown (as 'Bobbito' Robert Garcia)
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Jay
Clay Da Raider ...
KT
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Big Pete
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Uncle Cee
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C.O. Vilar (as Edil 'Casper' Martinez)
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Phone Kid
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Mr. Gonzalez
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A young man lives and learns while growing up on the street and in and out of correctional facilities.

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Drama

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Rated R for violence, language and brief sexual content
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Film was originally intended to be a full-fledged musical, but this tested poorly with audiences, so most of the musical numbers - except the most essential to the story - were cut. This helps explain the mysterious appearance of Elvis Costello in two roles in which he does very little. See more »


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Very good movie
13 April 2002 | by See all my reviews

Prison Song is a very good movie about broken dreams and injustices in the prsion system. The direction by Darnell Martin is better than her last film I Like It Like That. The screenplay by lead actor Q-Tip is also very good for first time out. Look for cameo's by Mary J. Blighe, Noreaga and Fta Joe.


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