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Arc (2006)

 -  Drama  -  20 October 2006 (USA)
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Set in the belly of Los Angeles' criminal underworld, Arc is the story of Paris Pritchert, a former police officer turned drug dealer and addict, who embarks on a quest to find a missing ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
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Guy in Park
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Kenny
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Dr. Felder
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Angela Blake
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Paris
Elizabeth Greene ...
Woman in Yard
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Christopher Blake
Chris Hall ...
Jefferson
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Charlie
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Santee
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Bobby Ward
Donne McRae ...
The Wolf's Voice
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Maya Gibbs (as Raina-Simone Moore)
Sean P. Neelon ...
Druggie
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Donald Garek
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Set in the belly of Los Angeles' criminal underworld, Arc is the story of Paris Pritchert, a former police officer turned drug dealer and addict, who embarks on a quest to find a missing child in the hope of redeeming his eroding character. The only catch is, like all addicts, Paris' confidence completely relies on the drugs in his system and -- in this case -- his firm belief that he can succeed in his mission if he can just stay high 24/7 and alive long enough to see it through. To aid in the endeavor, Paris enlists the help of Maya Gibbs, an African American prostitute versed not only in the language of the street, but also in the words of Maya Angelou and Nadine Gordimer. And together, the path of this dysfunctional duo crosses with those of the child's parents, a doctor with a penchant for soliciting "Street Boys", a self-ascribed King Of Porn, a drug supplier with a gift for making impeccable hors d'oeuvres, and a hardened cop with more scams than the most adept street hustler. ... Written by Anonymous

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Blown away by this production.....
9 August 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I absolutely loved it (ARC)! The acting, wardrobe, cinematography and everything else in the film was utterly amazing. The film's movement kept me intently watching and guessing. And if that wasn't enough, the final message revealing the plot was beautiful.

The character developments - and changes as the film progressed - was unexpected but perfectly understandable. It was highly believable that anyone under these circumstances would behave and change the same way.

And, lastly, the way the film used black and white and color, and the meanings thereof, was brilliant. I will see this one over and over again.

--- Jay Rossi (The Jay Rossi Project)


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