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When their latest work is buffed by a rival crew, two determined graffiti writers embark on an elaborate plan to bomb the ultimate location: the New York Mets' Home Run Apple.

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Sophia
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Malcolm
Meeko ...
Champion
Sam Soghor ...
Lenny
Adam Metzger ...
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Alfonso (as Greyson 'Gordo' Cruz)
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Ronaldo
Zoë Lescaze ...
Ginnie
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Rico
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Kaps
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Hot Mess
Howard Donowitz ...
Hardware Store Owner
Konstantinos Kliakas ...
Gus
Angelo Rodriguez ...
Sal
Nicole M. Ayala ...
Spanish Girl
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When a rival gang buffs Malcolm and Sofia's latest graffiti masterpiece with a replica of the NY Mets home-run apple, they're determined to get spectacular revenge - by tagging the real Mets' apple. Over the course of a whirlwind two-day heat wave, these tough teens from the Bronx must hustle, scramble, and steal to execute the scheme that will make them the most famous writers in New York. Written by Anonymous

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2 January 2013 (France)  »

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$21,065 (USA) (22 March 2013)

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$97,768 (USA) (10 May 2013)
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An unexpected little gem

Although by no means expected, the main heroes of this fab little indie are amongst my all time favourite small time crooks.

We follow the trials of two young misfits whose plans seem to go from bad to worse where instead of giving up they keep coming up with more scams or more plans for further scams. An interesting without a doubt portrayal of certain elements within metropolitan societies where by influence, neglect and lack of alternatives are pushed into this sort of perpetual circle.

Their personalities are so delightful, that the audience will bypass the fact that they are in fact miniature criminals or accomplishes.

Simplicity in filmmaking creates a documentary type experience with substance. It deserves to be seen, talked about, even studied.


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