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Dirty Hands: The Art and Crimes of David Choe (2008)

Dirty Hands delivers an intense portrait of David Choe, a young near-schizophrenic street artist that devises numerous criminal schemes that afford him to hitchhike across the globe. David ... See full summary »

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Harry Kim
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David Choe David Choe ... Self
Barron Storey Barron Storey ... Self
Eric Nakamura Eric Nakamura ... Self
David Kinsey David Kinsey ... Self
Shepard Fairey ... Self
Martin Wong Martin Wong ... Self
Saber Saber ... Self
Jimmy Choe Sr. Jimmy Choe Sr. ... Self
Mama Choe Mama Choe ... Self (as Jane Choe)
Joey Kurtzman Joey Kurtzman ... Self
Alex Pardee Alex Pardee ... Self
Rob Sato Rob Sato ... Self
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Dirty Hands delivers an intense portrait of David Choe, a young near-schizophrenic street artist that devises numerous criminal schemes that afford him to hitchhike across the globe. David skirts the legal constraints of society to "freely" create his art in the public space. His nonchalant law-breaking style lands him in jail several times leading to his eventual demise in solitary confinement in a Tokyo prison cell. He resurfaces with a radically religious agenda and returns home with hope to overcome his criminal temptations and repair his severed relationships. We see David's unwillingness to grow up, his struggle to make it as an artist and his fight to hold on to his sanity for his life and burgeoning art career. www.dirtyhandsmovie.com Written by Elizabeth Ai

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USA

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21 June 2008 (USA) See more »

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$150,000 (estimated)
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