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Gun Hill Road (2011)

 -  Drama  -  5 August 2011 (USA)
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An ex-con returns home to the Bronx after three years in prison to discover his wife estranged and his teenage son exploring a sexual transformation that will put the fragile bonds of their family to the test.

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Enrique Rodriguez
Robert Salzman ...
Sugar
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Prison Guard
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Michael / Vanessa Rodriguez
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Fernando
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Angela Rodriguez
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Karina
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Gloria
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Jeanette
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Pete
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Danny
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Tico
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MC (as Caridad De La Luz)
Dennis Leonard Johnson ...
Antoine (as Dennis Johnson)
Ceez Liive ...
Jai
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An ex-con returns home to the Bronx after three years in prison to discover his wife estranged and his teenage son exploring a sexual transformation that will put the fragile bonds of their family to the test.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

You can't escape who you are

Genres:

Drama

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Rated R for strong sexual content, language and some violence

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$3,959 (USA) (26 August 2011)

Gross:

$148,994 (USA) (21 October 2011)
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Karina: Didn't I tell you not to fucking curse in front of my kids! You fucking fuck!
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Soundtracks

Plomo Plomo
Performed by El Negro 5 Estrellas
Written by Luis Alberto Gonzalez (BMI)
Published by Juanco Music (BMI)
Courtesy of Sunflower Entertainment Group
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Love takes it own path; not always easy or pretty.
24 February 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is a lovely and sensitive story about family, and how we all have to stand as who we truly are. It is a wonderful mix of emotions and how we can love someone and not want the pain they may being into our lives. The actors work is outstanding, in part because the writer/director is an actor and really knows how to communicate with his excellent cast. It doesn't take you by the hand and lead you from point A to point B, but rather lets you put the pieces together in a way that makes sense for you, and then see how well the throughline you have constructed fits the film. You don't get to just sit back and be mindlessly entertained; it's a much richer experience that that, and all the better for it. Take this journey, and you may never get back to the exact place where you started. You end up a little too changed for that.


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