Hurricane Streets
Hurricane Streets (1997)

Fifteen-year-old Marcus is a good-hearted boy who must deal with impoverished conditions. His father is dead, and his mother is in prison. Living with his grandmother, Marcus rides around with a gang of bicyclers and barely steers clear of… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: January 21, 1997
DVD Release Date: November 17, 1998
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Emanuel Levy

Morgan J. Freeman won the Director and the Audience Award (a rare combination) at the 1997 Sundance Film Fest for his impressive debut, an edgy, well acted coming of age tale.

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Chris Grunden
Film Journal International

For a debut feature, Hurricane Streets is technically very solid.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Never rises above the very ordinary.

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Dustin Putman

Masterfully written and memorably performed.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Shows how our breathless desire enables us to overcome difficulties and to cross borders.

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