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In a poor shantytown of Santo Domingo, Haitians and Dominicans struggle amidst a complex social and political context. Two half brothers, Janvier and Rudy, will get into a confrontation for... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
James Saintil ...
Janvier
Akari Endo ...
Jocelyn
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Rudy
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Coronel Montilla
Arturo Lopez ...
Món
Leonardo Vasquez ...
El Bacá
Moisés Trinidad ...
Pedro Lee
Salvador Perez Martinez ...
Don Manuel
Marie Michelle Bazile ...
Laurence
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Profesor García
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
James Saintl ...
Janvier
Leonardo Vasquez ...
El Bac
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In a poor shantytown of Santo Domingo, Haitians and Dominicans struggle amidst a complex social and political context. Two half brothers, Janvier and Rudy, will get into a confrontation for the love of the same woman. Janvier, Haitian, is forced to join Cristo Rey's drug gang. His job being to watch over Jocelyn, the young sister of El Baca, kingpin of the district's gang. Rudy, Dominican, is Jocelyn's ex boyfriend. He can't bear to see his half brother Janvier spend time with her, he wants her back no matter what. Janvier and Jocelyn fall madly in love with each other and not having any foreseeable future in a neighborhood like Cristo Rey, they devise a plan to leave the barrio forever. Written by Anonymous

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