Inspired by a series of actual racial hazing incidents, 'Followers' focuses on three friends who want to pledge an exclusive fraternity. The friendship disintegrates when one of the friends... See full summary »
A former street tough returns to his Philadelphia home after a stint in the military. Back on his home turf, he once again finds himself tangling with the mob boss who was instrumental in his going off to be a soldier.
The story is set in 1959, Maddy is a teen-ager who has her first romance with carnival worker Will. Meanwhile her roommate, widow Claire is pregnant by garage owner Rick, whom she doesn't ... See full summary »
Inspired by a series of actual racial hazing incidents, 'Followers' focuses on three friends who want to pledge an exclusive fraternity. The friendship disintegrates when one of the friends is not accepted because he is black. To test the loyalty of the two white friends, the fraternity president forces them to target their African American friend through a series of dangerous, racially motivated hazing incidents. Written by
Shot in 1996 as a student film for a total budget of $50,000. Filmed on 16mm with a crew made up of students, and featuring a cast of unknowns, the film went on a college tour and had a brief release in October of 2000. See more »
I saw followers in a theater that was filled with Jessica Prunell' (cynthia) friends. I was amazed. It was a great independent drama. The story is great, and it does what alot of films fail in, be real. There are few movies that actually capture the way people really speak, the vernacular is the best part this movie. The cinematography is very interesting. The entire film is made like a hybrid of a professional low budget film- and a college film school project.
Anyway, if you get the chance, this movie is excellent, and i suggest that everyone goes and sees it, and then they'll think twice about joining a frat.
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