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Sucker Free City (2004)

TV Movie  |  R  |   |  Crime, Drama  |  21 February 2009 (Sweden)
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Sucker-Free City, or S.F.C., revolves around the conflicts among white, black, Latino and Asian street gangs in San Francisco.

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Sleepy
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Samantha Wade
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Angela Tsing
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Cleo Wade
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Kwok
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Ahmir
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Dante Ponce
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Peter Wu (as Stanford Poon)
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In San Francisco, a Caucasian family pressed by the real estate speculation, moves to Hunter's Point, an Afro-American neighborhood ruled by the V-Dub gang and the son Nick Wade faces problem with the violent gangsters. However, the drug dealer K-Luv decides to bootleg CDs and get close to Nick, protecting him. Meanwhile, the Chinese collector Lincoln Ma is blackmailed by the owner of a restaurant and he executes him, falling in disgrace with his mobster boss. The lives of Nick, K-Luv and Lincoln are entwined when the drug lord Sleepy protects a rapper against the Chinese piracy of his CD. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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On these streets, everybody's got a gang.

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Crime | Drama

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Rated R for violence, pervasive language, drug content and some sexual material | See all certifications »
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An Amazing and underrated film
31 July 2008 | by (Milpitas, California) – See all my reviews

Spike Lee's film about inner city San Francisco is amazing. It intertwines the story as a white family from Mission District move to local projects, Hunters Point, who end up starting feud with the Chinese triad gangs from Chinatown. Lee does a great job tapping into stories of all 3 sides really well and actually gives better insight into the Mission district and Chinatown area than the storyline of the Hunter's Point mob. Overall its a well written film by Alex Tse, and i thought they did a great job of combining different elements and giving it a very original feel. Great cinematography by Cesar Charlone and music by Terence Blanchard.--- IMDb Rating: 6.6. MY Rating: 10/10


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