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Gun Hill Road (2011)

 -  Drama  -  January 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 ...
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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.

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You can't escape who you are

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Rated R for strong sexual content, language and some violence

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$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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The best drama at Sundance 2011!
26 January 2011 | by (New York, NY) – See all my reviews

Hard to predict if the Sundance jury will vote for GUN HILL ROAD or not. But as an attendee who has screened virtually all of the other films in dramatic competition at this year's Sundance (2011), I can confidently state, hands down, that GUN HILL ROAD deserves to win. For what it's worth, I was one of only a handful of posters last year who accurately predicted the win for WINTERS BONE in the Dramatic competition (2010). GUN HILL ROAD, set in New York City's Bronx borough and primarily along the heavily traveled, real-life street of the same name, is the latest example of the outstanding performance skills of Esai Morales. He is long overdue for major awards acknowledgment and this film looks like a solid contender to be his ticket back into major awards consideration.


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