Set in contemporary Chicago, amid a time of turmoil, four women with nothing in common except a debt left behind by their dead husbands' criminal activities, take fate into their own hands, and conspire to forge a future on their own terms.
Jong-su bumps into a girl who used to live in the same neighborhood as him, who asks him to look after her cat while on a trip to Africa. When back, she introduces Ben, a mysterious guy she met there, who confesses his secret hobby.
Collin (Daveed Diggs) must make it through his final three days of probation for a chance at a new beginning. He and his troublemaking childhood best friend, Miles (Rafael Casal), work as movers and are forced to watch their old neighborhood become a trendy spot in the rapidly gentrifying Bay Area. When a life-altering event causes Collin to miss his mandatory curfew, the two men struggle to maintain their friendship as the changing social landscape exposes their differences. Explores the intersection of race and class set against the backdrop of Oakland.
Miles and Ashley's son Sean is named after Rafael Casal's nephew. Rafael wrote and performed a poem called "A.D.D." about his nephew Sean and the over-diagnosis of Attention Deficit Disorder. See more »
AND TO ALL THE BAY AREA LANGUAGE ORIGINATORS, RAPPERS, POETS, HUSTLERS, PYMPS, PATNAS, MAINS, SIDES, OGS, DOPE FIENDS, BUYERS, SUPPLIERS, MOVERS, SHAKERS, HIPPIES, PARKIES, SQUARES, MARKS, NOODLES, J-CATS, CUTTIES, CUZOS, BRUH BRUHS, LIL BRUHS, BIG BRUHS, UNCLES, BIG HOMIES, AUNTIES, CITAS, GRAND CITAS, MOMMAS, CAPTAIN SAVE A HOES, RIDE OR DIES, DAY 1S, OLD HEADS, YOUNG BLOODS, BOPS, BEEZIES, BABAS, UMIS, KINFOLK, MACS, ETC. - GAME RECOGNIZES GAME See more »
"Blindspotting" follows the story of an ex-convict living out his last month of probation. And with his childhood friend regularly getting into trouble, staying clean proves difficult. But after witnessing something terrible, he carries on, walking the streets of Oakland, playing the same scene in his mind over, and over again. Daveed Diggs and Rafael Casal create the perfect friendship in this film, showing their support for one another, even through the hard times. This movie showcases amazing cinematography, dialogue, and humour; deals with the topic of racial tension and shows how each character bears that in their own way
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