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The Last Brickmaker in America (2001)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  23 September 2001 (USA)
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A man must cope with the loss of his wife and the obsolescence of his job before finding redemption by becoming a role model to an equally lost 13-year-old.

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A man must cope with the loss of his wife and the obsolescence of his job before finding redemption by becoming a role model to an equally lost 13-year-old.

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[After surveying some graffiti on the walls of the Washington Public School.]
Henry Cobb: I can't understand why a boy as smart and thoughtful as you would do such a thing.
Danny Potter: I was mad.
Henry Cobb: At the school?
Danny Potter: At my parents.
Henry Cobb: Then why didn't you spray paint them?
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The Last Brickmaker in America
30 June 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I truly enjoyed this movie as it reminded me of my hometown. After reviewing this movie I knew I had to obtain a copy for my students.This movie was filmed in my hometown of Gastonia, NC. My grandmother went to the old Central High (Washington High) in the movie and my 7 grade history teacher and her husband own the yellow house that the brick maker lived in. I want very much to purchase a VHS or DVD of this movie to show to my students. I teach in an alternative school in Georgia and this movie will help me to explain how to improve your self-esteem, get along with your parents and become an active citizen. Please email me if you know where I can get a copy. Thank you ever so much!


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