Frank Pesce is the luckiest man alive in spite of his bad luck. Based on a true story, a man growing up in a tough New York neighborhood has a gift for finding himself in the worst possible... See full summary »
Very good movie. If you like movies about strength in the face of adversity, foreign films, and bigger than life messages, the tension in this lasts all through the movie. It is like the South African film 'Yesterday". I would not recommend it to the sock 'em action film crowd.
The story is about a child from a small village in South Africa that looks like hell, filled with old people in falling down huts. After becoming an orphan he goes to the city; and it is a large city, in order to go to school and be a success.
But when he gets there he finds he has to enlist the help of some worthless or reluctant adults to achieve his goals.
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