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The Tombs (2011)

A Brooklyn man's three-day journey through New York's infamous central booking jail system, famously known as The Tombs.


Jerry LaMothe


Jerry LaMothe
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Credited cast:
Jas Anderson ... Jamal
Ephraim Benton Ephraim Benton ... Lamont
Kaseem Bristow ... Younging
Ron Bruce Ron Bruce ... Didn't Do It
Michael Chenevert ... Junkie
Coffey ... inmate Henry (as Kelvin Coffey)
Rosalyn Coleman ... Social Worker
Patrick Cooley ... C.O. Dooley
Ohene Cornelius ... Inmate Ohene
Arthur French Arthur French ... Pops
Justine J. Hall ... Assistant District Attorney
Akintola Jiboyewa ... NoItAll
Terron Jones Terron Jones ... Inmate Turron
Nashawn Kearse ... James
Rayan Lawrence Rayan Lawrence ... Inmate Rayan


A Brooklyn man's three-day journey through New York's infamous central booking jail system, famously known as The Tombs.

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A Brooklyn mans three day ordeal within the NY central booking system called The Tombs and the atypical characters he meets along the way. See more »


Short | Drama







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27 July 2011 (USA) See more »

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Excellent ensemble cast
31 July 2011 | by prettylyric2See all my reviews

I saw this movie at the LA Short Fest and thought that it was a great ensemble cast, which is often difficult to deliver. Every person in this movie was on point with their performance. Theatrically trained actors like Rob Morgan (played a homeless character named Stinky), Nashawn Kearse (played the lead named James), Ephraim Benton (played an imprisoned father) and Jas Anderson (don't want to spoil it for you *wink*) showed their true love for the craft of acting and brought real life to the piece. You have got to see this movie! The Tombs has a socially conscious undertone without being "preachy" or condescending. If you have the opportunity to catch this film at your local film festivals, I would highly recommend it. You should even contact the program directors of the festivals in your area and request that the film be added to their program.

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