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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:

$40,070 (USA) (12 August 2012)

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$338,803 (USA) (18 November 2012)
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Isaiah Whitlock Jr.'s third time portraying Detective/Agent Amos Flood in a Spike Lee Film. The first and second times were in The 25th Hour and She Hate Me, respectively. See more »

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References She's Gotta Have It (1986) See more »

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A Good Movie
23 December 2012 | by (NC) – See all my reviews

Don't even pay attention to the rating on this movie. It was good. Some might say the movie is not worth watching after the first few minutes, but I would challenge them to watch the movie a bit longer. This movie was very well written, it was classic Spike Lee style (but written better than some of his old movies), and it even had a surprise twist (which I won't divulge). This movie is not like one of those gospel stage plays or even some of the movies that you would find on Netflix. This is much better. A person needs to really give this movie the 2 hours it deserves and have a good time. It may make you cry (when the secret comes out), but this movie is not a waster. It certainly deserved a better rating than it received. Please give it a chance, and you will not be disappointed.


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