- 1h 34min
- Directed by: Justin Chon
- Cast: Simone Baker, Justin Chon, Curtiss Cook Jr.
- UK release: 16 March 2018
Korean-American brothers Eli (Chon) and Daniel (So) tend their family shoe store in a mostly black suburb, where neighbourhood girl Kamilla (Baker) sometimes helps, but it’s 1992 and violence is simmering. Chon and Baker are lively and affecting, but it feels thrown together, with horseplay, gloopy sentimentality and graphic violence instead of nusance.
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Reviews & features
Gook12 Mar 2018
Justin Chon's energetic second feature recalls early Spike Lee but feels patchy
The spirit of early Spike Lee infuses this patchy but energetic sophomore feature by writer-actor-director Justin Chon (Man Up). It's 1992, and the incendiary verdicts exonerating numerous Los Angeles police officers from responsibility in the violent…
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