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For Dwayne Grant, a.k.a. Marvin Gardens, justice was just an illusion. So he escaped into an illusion of his own making. Dwayne Grant... living out his dreams... in the Twilight Zone.
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***SPOILERS*** Top hip hop singer & song writer Marvin Garden, Wood Harris, has been having frightening black outs of late where he finds himself back in his old crime ridden housing projects where he grew up as a kid. Being interrogated by the police as being a suspected neighborhood gang banger named Dwayne Grant Marvin is accused of him offing a policeman during a drug raid in his buildings basement. The black outs have become so real that Marvin goes to see psychiatrist Dr. Sinclear, Brian Markenson, for professional help.
Told that he's been working too hard in the studio at his music Dr.Sinclear gives Marvin strong psychotic medication to overcome his very pressing problems. So pressing that their slowly driving him insane and estranging Mavin from his both wife Jasmine, Kimberly Elise, and four year old son Marvin Jr, Meshach Peters. As his black outs become more and more uncontrollable Marvin is even willing to, but doesn't, go down to the local drug pusher to get the "good stuff" to elevate his mind altering hallucinations.
***SPOILERS*** It's when Marvin is brought to the deep end and finally beyond it that the truth shockingly comes out about what he's been suffering through this "Twilight Zone" episode. Marvin has been living like the song says in "Two Different Worlds" one real and one make believe. And it's the world of reality not make believe that in the end finally as well as sadly took control of him and his life. As for the cop that Marvin was accused of, as Dwayne Grant, killing his killer was apprehended and confessed to his crime after it was too late to help Marvin.
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