The Poor and Hungry
The Poor and Hungry (2000)

In this gritty independent drama, Eli (Eric Tate) is a car thief who works for Mr. Coles (John Still), the owner of a not entirely legit salvage shop. Eli has begun to have qualms about his career, and one day, after stealing a car from… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: August 4, 2000
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Jared Mobarak
The Film Stage

If you've seen Hustle & Flow you'll understand how much it owes to the experience had here.

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John Beifuss
Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)

Brewer's storytelling instincts are sure, his visual sense is keen and he gets convincing performances from all his actors -- a rare achievement at this beginner's level of feature filmmaking.

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