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5up 2down
A drug-addicted artist and a hustler struggling with prophetic dreams and family issues set out on a spiritual journey that began 140 years ago in director Steven Kessler's impressionistic addiction drama. Santo (Isaach de Bankolé) is a street-smart city dweller who has recently taken to recording his dreams in a journal. One day, as Santo is setting out from his apartment, his brother Benny (Andre Royo) shows up with news that the pair's mother is in the hospital. Meanwhile, Santo's best friend Hunter (Isaach De Bankolé) is preparing for his first major art show. Upon being… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Strikes all the familiar notes and no new ones."
‑ Robert Koehler, Variety
"...a brutally honest film about the struggle of addiction filled with great performances and harrowing symbolism."
‑ Michael Ferraro, Film Threat
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