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Our America (2002)

TV Movie  |  R  |   |  Drama  |  12 March 2003 (Norway)
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The true story of two African-American teen radio reporters and their documentary investigation of a notorious child murder.

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Dave Isay
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Lloyd "Boo" Newman
Serena Lee ...
Janelle Jones
Roderick Pannell ...
LeAlan Jones
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Gary Covino
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Sandra Williams (as Vanessa A. Williams)
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Graham Ellis
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Sophie Newman
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Eric Morris
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Derrick Morris
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Mrs. Shaw
Gene Mack ...
Stick Newman
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Our America is the true story of two bright and ambitious Chicago teenagers who, living in one of the worst inner-city neighborhoods in the country, get a chance to become reporters for NPR. Their reporting becomes more compelling when they gather the courage to tell the truth about witnessing two of their peers throw a four-year-old out of a 14th story window. Written by <jackb@imdb.com>

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Rated R for language and some violent content | See all certifications »
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12 March 2003 (Norway)  »

Also Known As:

Nuestra propia historia  »

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Extremely Boring!!!
24 January 2005 | by (THAILAND, BANGKOK) – See all my reviews

For what ever it worth this movie/documentary is extremely boring from the beginning to the very end. The keep on ever going of using both black/white and color film that keep on switching is really annoying and very much unattractive.

The story is same old same old, talking about the bad black people neighborhood and tried to bring out the truth and tried to make us the viewer feel bad for them. At end (if you even watch it to the end) you will actually feel bad and asked one self "How did I managed to watch this entire film?"The film is sure not worth a watch cause it is damn boring.

Rating: 4/10


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