Director: Carl Bessai
Screenwriters: Adam Rubin, Kuros Charney
A neglected teen determined to change his mob ring circumstances gets caught during what he hoped would be his last crime, holding up a used books store that his boss believes to be a front ran by an aging and hardened British immigrant. When the parole officer that has known him and taken pity gives him the vouched parole of working in the place of his robbery, an unexpected relationship develops in the struggling store that opens the two men to forgiveness, trust and companionship.
References: Finding Forrester, Precious, Dangerous Minds
Characters: Ian McKellen, Breakout Teen, Brooklyn Gangs, New York City
NOTHING WILL EVER BE THE SAME
Director: Matthew A. Handal
Screenwriter: Matthew A. Handal
Genre: Period Drama
Based on the writer/director's childhood, this is the tale of a motley crew of boys navigating the height of Brooklyn's baby boom immigration era. When tragedy strikes the most boisterous of the gaggle in '68, they grow up faster than they thought they'd have time for.
Actors: Jon Freda, Daniel Ranieri, Eliud Garcia Kauffman, Alexandra Rey, and introducing Daniel Adaro and Ian Hernandez-Oropeza
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