The Education of Sonny Carson
The Education of Sonny Carson (1974)

Based on the autobiography of Sonny Carson, this grim drama presents a wrenchingly realistic view of life in a Brooklyn ghetto. After several years of gang and drug activities, Carson is sobered by his horrendous experiences in prison. He… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: January 1, 1974
DVD Release Date: August 27, 2002
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Josh Ralske
All Movie Guide

There's such a wealth of genuine anger and sadness underlying the film that it transcends [its] flaws.

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Dennis Schwartz
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The film leaves its heart out there for all to see.

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Mister Caple
A TRUE SOUL CLASSIC FROM THE GOLDEN AGE OF 1970'S BLACK CIMEMA!