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Love Come Down (2000)

R | | Drama | 2 August 2001 (USA)
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Two brothers in their early 20s, one black, one white, each the other's keeper since their family was torn apart by a decade old tragedy. Neville is a comedian struggling with his comedy, ... See full summary »

Director:

Clement Virgo

Writer:

Clement Virgo
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5 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Larenz Tate ... Neville Carter
Deborah Cox ... Niko Rosen
Martin Cummins ... Matthew Carter
Rainbow Francks ... Julian (as Rainbow Sun Francks)
Peter Williams ... Leon Carter
Jennifer Dale ... Bea Rosen
Kenneth Welsh ... Ira Rosen
Clark Johnson ... Dean
Barbara Williams ... Olive Carter
Sarah Polley ... Sister Sarah
Naomi Gaskin ... Ceanna
Travis Kyle Davis Travis Kyle Davis ... Young Neville (as Travis Davis)
Jake LeDoux Jake LeDoux ... Young Matthew (as Jake Le Doux)
Melville Jarrett Melville Jarrett ... Young Julian
Jackie Laidlaw ... Older Nun
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Two brothers in their early 20s, one black, one white, each the other's keeper since their family was torn apart by a decade old tragedy. Neville is a comedian struggling with his comedy, and his brother, Matthew, is a boxer consumed with the pleasure and pain of his skin. Neville becomes enchanted with Niko, a beguiling young singer who becomes entangled with him on his journey of self-discovery. With the support of their long-time friend Julian and Sister Sarah, a nun with a past, Neville and Matthew come to understand love in all its forms. Written by Conquering Lion Productions/FilmWorks

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tragedy | singer | nun | comedian | boxer | See All (22) »

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Drama

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Rated R for language, drug use, some sexuality and violence | See all certifications »
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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 August 2001 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Cris du coeur See more »

Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Stereo

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Color
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Matthew Carter: [comes into kitchen where Neville is about to shoot up] Did you quit?
Neville Carter: [looks at Matthew about to stick the needle in his arm] Did you?
[Matthew grabs the machete off the top of the refrigerator]
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A very absorbing film about a blended family.
23 November 2001 | by Suzanne LichtSee all my reviews

I knew nothing about this film before I saw it on Black Starz, a pay channel on cable. I loved the way the director/writer mingled past and present in the film, revealing a family mystery and source of anguish to two brothers. The acting was superb. I am looking forward to more films by this writer/director. He is immensely talented and original. At times viseral and passionate, at times wispy and poetic, this was a work of great art.


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