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Explicit Ills

Rating:R (for language and some drug use)
Genre:Drama
Release Date:March 6, 2009
Running time:87 minutes
Cast:Paul Dano, Rosario Dawson, Naomie Harris, Lou Taylor Pucci, Frankie Shaw
Director:Mark Webber
Producer:Sol Tryon, Liz Destro and Mark Webber
Writer:Mark Webber
Distributor:Peach Arch Entertainment

Description: "Explicit Ills" follows four inter-connecting stories revolving around love, drugs and poverty in Philadelphia. Babo, an asthma ridden seven-year-old lives with his mother in the badlands of North Philly. His neighbor Demetri transforms himself into a well-read "smart" boy in order to get the girl. Michelle, a well-off art student is quick to fall into a drug-induced love-affair with her dealer Jacob. Kaleef and Jill's marriage is strained as they pursue their dreams of bringing "produce to the people," while their teenage son Heslin focuses on competing in the World's Strongest Man competition.

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