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Prison Song (2001)

R | | Drama | 27 April 2001 (USA)
A young man lives and learns while growing up on the street and in and out of correctional facilities.

Director:

Darnell Martin

Writers:

Darnell Martin, Q-Tip
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Q-Tip ... Elijah Dixon
Eric McCollum Eric McCollum ... Thomas Wilson (as Eric 'Ace Money' McCollum)
Denee Rivera Denee Rivera ... Jolie Martinez
Justin 'DJ' Spaulding Justin 'DJ' Spaulding ... Young Elijah
Mary J. Blige ... Mom
Snow Snow ... Officer McIntyre
Danny Hoch ... Harris
Bobbito Garcia Bobbito Garcia ... Brown (as 'Bobbito' Robert Garcia)
Hassan Johnson ... Jay
Clay Da Raider Clay Da Raider ... KT
Fat Joe ... Big Pete
Harold Perrineau ... Uncle Cee
Casper Martinez ... C.O. Vilar (as Edil 'Casper' Martinez)
Jamie Hector ... Phone Kid
Mateo Gómez ... Mr. Gonzalez
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Storyline

A young man lives and learns while growing up on the street and in and out of correctional facilities.

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Genres:

Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence, language and brief sexual content
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 April 2001 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

New Line Cinema See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Insane Clown Posse member Violent J was offered a role as a prison guard, which he would have had to perform without his trademark facepaint. However, Violent J refused the role because he did not want to play a racist character. See more »


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Soul for Hire
Elvis Costello
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Very good movie
13 April 2002 | by DunnDeeDaGreatSee all my reviews

Prison Song is a very good movie about broken dreams and injustices in the prsion system. The direction by Darnell Martin is better than her last film I Like It Like That. The screenplay by lead actor Q-Tip is also very good for first time out. Look for cameo's by Mary J. Blighe, Noreaga and Fta Joe.


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