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Life is hot in Cracktown

Author: William FischLarry RattnerBuddy GiovinazzoKerry WashingtonVictor RasukAll authors
Publisher: [Santa Monica, Calif.] : Anchor Bay Entertainment, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The infiltration of crack cocaine in the inner city is shown through the stories of pre-op transsexual Marybeth who works as a prostitute; Manny, who works the late shift in an all night bodega and as a security guard in the Welfare Hotel; Willy, who is a ten year old boy who lives in the Welfare Hotel and begs on the street so he and his sister can eat; and Romeo, a gang member.
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Genre/Form: Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Crime films
Feature films
Film adaptations
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: William Fisch; Larry Rattner; Buddy Giovinazzo; Kerry Washington; Victor Rasuk; Evan Ross; Brandon Routh; Shannyn Sossamon; Vondie Curtis-Hall; RZA, (Rapper); Thomas Ian Nicholas; Illeana Douglas; Lara Flynn Boyle; Edoardo Ballerini; Desmond Harrington; Karmic Productions.; Lodestar Entertainment (Firm); Anchor Bay Entertainment, Inc.
OCLC Number: 369176263
Language Note: In English or dubbed Spanish. Closed-captioned.
Notes: DVD release of the 2006 motion picture.
Based on the novel by Buddy Giovinazzo.
Special features: behind-the-scenes featurette ; deleted scenes.
Credits: Director of photography, Kathryn Westergaard ; editor, Shilpa Sahi.
Cast: Kerry Washington, Victor Rasuk, Evan Ross, Brandon Routh, Shannyn Sossamon, Vondie Curtis Hall, RZA, Thomas Ian Nicholas, Illeana Douglas, Lara Flynn Boyle, Edoardo Ballerini, Desmond Harrington.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R; for strong violence, rape, drug content throughout, graphic sexuality, nudity and pervasive language.
Description: 1 videodisc (100 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD ; anamorphic widescreen (1.78:1) presentation ; Dolby digital 5.1 surround and 2.0 stereo. surround.
Responsibility: Karmic Productions ; Lodestar Entertainment presents a William D. Fisch & Larry Rattner production ; produced by William Fisch, Larry Rattner ; written by Buddy Giovinazzo ; directed by Buddy Giovinazzo.

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The infiltration of crack cocaine in the inner city is shown through the stories of pre-op transsexual Marybeth who works as a prostitute; Manny, who works the late shift in an all night bodega and as a security guard in the Welfare Hotel; Willy, who is a ten year old boy who lives in the Welfare Hotel and begs on the street so he and his sister can eat; and Romeo, a gang member.

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