Lackawanna Blues
Lackawanna Blues (2005)

A young boy grows up among a makeshift family of oddballs and dreamers in this adaptation of Ruben Santiago-Hudson's acclaimed one-man show. Ruben Junior (Marcus Carl Franklin) is a young boy who was born in the late '40s into a… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 26, 2005
DVD Release Date: August 23, 2005
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Critic Score: 71% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper

It's a wonderful lead performance.

Harvey S. Karten

An invigorating movie full of sexual energy.

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Phil Hall
Film Threat

Everyone's efforts were sadly wasted.

Amber Wilkinson
Eye for Film

Bursting at the seams with talented performers, no one misses a beat, conjuring up an atmosphere so vivid, you can taste it.

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Flixster Audience Score: 91% Flixster User Reviews
Walter M.
[font=Century Gothic]"Lackawanna Blues" is based on the autobiographical play by Ruben Santiago-Hudson about his experiences growing up an unorthodox… More
Sarah Prisbylla
This movie has a lot of heart and makes me wish I had a "Nanny"!
Remi Logan
I LOVED this movie!! S. Epatha Merkerson was a great matriarch in this film, loved Macy Gray, loved everyone in this film!!