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MacArthur Park (2001)

R  |   |  Action, Drama  |  21 January 2001 (USA)
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The story follows one of many homeless crack addicts living and trying to survive in MacArthur Park. Unbeknownst to perhaps even himself, a man rediscovers why and how he ended up so broken... See full summary »

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The story follows one of many homeless crack addicts living and trying to survive in MacArthur Park. Unbeknownst to perhaps even himself, a man rediscovers why and how he ended up so broken and alone, all while trying to reconnect with his estranged son in a 24-hour period. Written by slevbot

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Rated R for pervasive drug content and language, some violence and brief sexuality
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A most notable film that comes from the heart
27 October 2005 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

I first watched the making of MacArthur Park, so felt familiar with the characters. Billy Wirth has an amazing outlook, you listen to his story and see a different side to the characters. It was amazing to watch how the whole project came together. The cast and crew appeared to have a close relationship, which made certain scenes more soulful. I really felt for the characters the story is so well told. You have to admire the dedicated team who pulled off this piece of art! It makes one wonder how many people are overlooked because they are simply never given the opportunity to shine. An in-depth look at life on the streets for the dwellers of MacArthur Park, hurtful to watch, riveting all the same.


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