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Red Hook Summer (2012)

R | | Drama | 17 May 2013 (Brazil)
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A middle-class boy from Atlanta finds his worldview changed as he spends the summer with his deeply religious grandfather in the housing projects of Red Hook, Brooklyn.

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Credited cast:
Limary Agosto ...
Lourdes
Sumayya Ali ...
Lil' Peace Of Heaven Baptist Church Of Red Hook Choir Member
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Colleen Royale
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Da Organist Tk Hazelton
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Hazel
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Cliff
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Charles Anthony Bryant ...
Lil' Peace Of Heaven Baptist Church Of Red Hook Choir Member
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Lil' Peace Of Heaven Baptist Church Of Red Hook Choir Member
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Courtney D. Carey ...
Lil' Peace Of Heaven Baptist Church Of Red Hook Choir Member
Jim Davis ...
Lil' Peace Of Heaven Baptist Church Of Red Hook Choir Director
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Blessing Rowe
Shani Foster ...
Lil' Peace Of Heaven Baptist Church Of Red Hook Choir Member
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A middle-class boy from Atlanta finds his worldview changed as he spends the summer with his deeply religious grandfather in the housing projects of Red Hook, Brooklyn.

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Rated R for brief violence, language and a disturbing situation | See all certifications »
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Verão em Red Hook  »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$40,070, 12 August 2012, Limited Release

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$338,803, 18 November 2012
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This is the sixth film in Spike Lee's series "Brooklyn Chronicles." See more »

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References Do the Right Thing (1989) See more »

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Spike Lee, what's happened to you?
26 August 2013 | by See all my reviews

A middle-class boy from Atlanta is forced to spend the summer with his deeply religious grandfather in a poor housing project in Red Hook, Brooklyn.

Spike Lee wrote and directed this boring tale. This rambling tale gets very tiresome. Did Spike Lee turn anti-religion? The story turns even uglier with a twist that comes out of nowhere. I'm uncertain about what is happening to Spike Lee. After great successes in the 90s and the 2000s, is he on the road to big time experimentation? What is going on? I don't get it. This movie is a mess. Maybe it's some kind of personal project. But even then, I'd expect more skills than he's showing here.


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