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1994 Rated R 1hr 54m

Clever 12-year-old Fresh (Sean Nelson) runs drugs for local dealers to survive and support himself and his sister in this moving drama. Motherless and living with an alcoholic father (Samuel L. Jackson) who spends his days playing chess in the park, Fresh has to depend on himself. But when he witnesses a murder and finds his life on the line, Fresh develops a plan to survive and bring down the neighborhood dealers. Giancarlo Esposito co-stars.

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Movie Details

1994 Sundance Film Festival®
  • Grand Jury Prize: Drama nominee
1995 Independent Spirit Awards®
Intense, realistic depiction of urban violence, and for drug content, pervasive language, and some sexuality
Screen formats

Widescreen 1.85:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; feature commentary with director Boaz Yakin; storyboard comparisons; various cast audtions; gag reel.