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Gun Hill Road (2011)

R | | Drama | January 2011 (USA)
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An ex-con returns home to the Bronx after three years in prison to discover his wife estranged and his child exploring a gender transformation that will put the fragile bonds of their family to the test.

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Rashaad Ernesto Green, Zora Howard (poetry)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Esai Morales ... Enrique Rodriguez
Robert Salzman Robert Salzman ... Sugar
Ty Jones ... Prison Guard
Harmony Santana ... Michael / Vanessa Rodriguez
Robin de Jesus ... Fernando
Judy Reyes ... Angela Rodriguez
Vanessa Aspillaga ... Karina
Miriam Colon ... Gloria
Shirley Rumierk ... Jeanette
Felix Solis ... Pete
Flaco Navaja ... Danny
Franky G ... Tico
Caridad 'La Bruja' De La Luz ... MC (as Caridad De La Luz)
Dennis Leonard Johnson Dennis Leonard Johnson ... Antoine (as Dennis Johnson)
Ceez Liive Ceez Liive ... Jai
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Storyline

An ex-con returns home to the Bronx after three years in prison to discover his wife estranged and his child exploring a gender transformation that will put the fragile bonds of their family to the test.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

You can't escape who you are

Genres:

Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong sexual content, language and some violence

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Official Sites:

Official site

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

January 2011 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ган Хилл See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,959, 26 August 2011, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$148,994, 23 October 2011
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Quotes

Michael: You can't just come in here and try to be Papi now.
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Bangout
Written and Performed by Al Sween
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Amazing film
1 April 2011 | by ommodelinc2011See all my reviews

Standout cast:

Judy Reyes stellar performance, Esai Morales groundbreaking, Harmony Santana breakout star. The supporting cast simply amazing as well. Spectacular film. In the tradition of I like it like that, Girlfight and Gwen Arajo.

True, real and no pretty ending as is life. There is still much work to be done with issues revolving around family and differences. This was a good dialogue about a story which exists in our culture and is not often spoken about. I hope this film leads to more visibility for families who are in similar situations. With love anything is possible and I think that was the message in this story.


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