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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

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You can't escape who you are

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Drama

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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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Nuyorico
Performed by La Bruja
Written by La Bruja
Published by De La Luz Publishing (SESAC)
Courtesy of De La Ruz Records
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Very different family story!
12 August 2011 | by (SFO, CA) – See all my reviews

Super strong directorial debut as well as a standout performance from a fresh young star-to-be. GUN HILL ROAD deals with important and tough issues with impressive impact. Judy Reyes and Esai Morales portray a wonderful set of Latino parents for a troubled teen in New York City played by Harmony Santana. Without giving away any big plot points, this family has a lot on its plate and for the most part they come out on the other end stronger and more together. This film is already the darling of the festival circuit and in a just world, it will end the year with awards and accolades galore. And remember the name HARMONY SANTANA!


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