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Follow Me Home (1996)

Unrated | | Drama | 28 February 1997 (USA)
Three muralists (one Chicano, one Black, one American Indian) and the socially-maladjusted cousin of the Chicano muralist set off on a road trip with the intent of painting their images on ... See full summary »

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Peter Bratt

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Peter Bratt
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Cast

Credited cast:
Alfre Woodard ... Evey
Jesse Borrego ... Tudee
Salma Hayek ... Veronica
Calvin Levels ... Kaz
Benjamin Bratt ... Abel
Steve Reevis ... Freddy
Tom Bower ... Larry
John Allen Nelson ... Perry
Ahimsa Stone ... Little Girl
Akima Akima
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Martin Cantu Martin Cantu ... Music Composer
David Carrera ... Loco
Philmore Steele Philmore Steele ... Spirit Drummer
Noah Verduzco Noah Verduzco ... Ricky
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Three muralists (one Chicano, one Black, one American Indian) and the socially-maladjusted cousin of the Chicano muralist set off on a road trip with the intent of painting their images on the White House. Along the way they meet a mysterious Black woman. Together, these four men and one woman encounter racism, sexism, internal conflicts, and finally redemption as they discover their common humanity and their internal ability to conquer the societal ills that effect them all. Written by L. J. Allen-2

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Drama

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Unrated
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 February 1997 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Banning, California, USA

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Budget:

$220,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$17,319, 2 March 1997

Gross USA:

$52,155

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$52,155
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Mono

Color:

Color
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Follow Me Home is Still Around
6 December 2008 | by felicia-57See all my reviews

Though it was never picked up by a theatrical distributor, FOLLOW ME HOME continues to be shown on college campuses and at conferences as part of a program offered by Speak Out, a non-profit educational organization in Oakland CA (www.speakoutnow.org). The feature film is accompanied by a speaker - director Benjamin Bratt used to go out with the film and more recently his sister, Lakota Harden. The film - called "a work of genius" by Pultizer Prize winning author Alice Walker - is also shown in public screenings from time to time. It continues to especially resonate with young people. A powerful film!

Here's the official Speak Out description: { FOLLOW ME HOME } An Exploration of Race & Identity from Director-Writer Peter Bratt

Peter Bratt(Quechua) wrote and directed "Follow Me Home," a defiant, humorous, poetic tale exploring race and identity. Weaving together traditions of Native, African and Latin cultures, the film tells the story of four artists and their journey across the American landscape. Tudee (Jesse Borrego), Abel (Peter's brother Benjamin Bratt), Kaz (Calvin Levels and Freddy (Steve Reevis) are joined by Evey (Alfre Woodard) an enigmatic African American woman on a journey of her own.

The film earned Bratt the Best Director award at the 1996 American Indian Film Festival and the Best Feature Film Audience Award at the 1996 San Francisco International Film Festival. It was also an Official Selection in the 1996 Sundance Film Festival.


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