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Five Feet High and Rising (2000)

 |  Short  |  January 2000 (USA)
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Victor, a twelve year-old boy growing up on New York City's Lower East Side experiences what growing up is all about.

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Girl in pool (as Marivette de Jesus)
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Michelle Vega ...
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Darrell Williams ...
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Erica Moncayo ...
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Francesca Santiago ...
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Shaolin Santiago ...
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Boy with Bat
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Victor, a twelve year-old boy growing up on New York City's Lower East Side experiences what growing up is all about.

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Victor: Probably, out of 10 guys that you know, two percent might not be dogs.
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Remade as Raising Victor Vargas (2002) See more »

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Composed by Erica Moncayo, Francesca Santiago and Shaolin Santiago
Performed by Fantasy
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a well-deserved winner
17 August 2000 | by See all my reviews

I saw this awesome film and Sundance where it deservedly won the grand prize. To describe it as raw would be to belittle it, the skilled filmmaking is so perceptive, and the performances so natural, it's breathtaking.

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