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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 ...
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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Storyline

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

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong sexual content, language and some violence

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January 2011 (USA)  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$148,994 (USA) (21 October 2011)
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Quotes

Karina: Didn't I tell you not to fucking curse in front of my kids! You fucking fuck!
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Soundtracks

Ponte A Trabjar
Performed by Vakero
Written by Manuel Varet (BMI
Published by Juanco Music (BMI)
Courtesy of Sunflower Entertainment Group/Jeremy Records
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Amazing film
1 April 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Standout cast:

Judy Reyes stellar performance, Esai Morales groundbreaking, Harmony Santana breakout star. The supporting cast simply amazing as well. Spectacular film. In the tradition of I like it like that, Girlfight and Gwen Arajo.

True, real and no pretty ending as is life. There is still much work to be done with issues revolving around family and differences. This was a good dialogue about a story which exists in our culture and is not often spoken about. I hope this film leads to more visibility for families who are in similar situations. With love anything is possible and I think that was the message in this story.


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