Movies vist the Family Entertainment Center for more entertainment resources
Browse by Title
Browse by Release Date

Falling Awake

Rating:R (for pervasive language, some violence and brief sexual content)
Genre:Romance, Suspense/Thriller
Release Date:January 29, 2010
Running time:110 minutes
Cast:Jenna Dewan, Andrew Cisneros, Nestor Serrano, Julie Carmen, Nicholas Gonzalez
Director:Agustin
Producer:Andrew Adelson
Writer:Agustin, Doug Klozzner
Distributor:IFC

Description: Jay, a young Latino musician in the Bronx, struggles to find his identity in a home crowded with family members and a neighborhood of loyal friends and dangerous enemies. After he meets the beautiful Manhattanite Alessandra, his determination to reach toward a wider world and realize his musical dreams becomes even stronger. But, he is tied by loyalty to his friends and to his ex-Marine brother, and by the expectations of his frustrated, angry father. As Jay fights to break free of the cycles of anger and violence that grip his life and his neighborhood, he learns that only love can help him grasp his elusive chance at happiness, and comes to a new understanding that helps him take the long, uncertain leap into his future.

Movie summaries and listings powered by Cinema-Source

stay connected

Sign up for our free email newsletters and receive the latest advice and information on all things parenting.

Enter your email address to sign up or manage your account.

Facebook icon Twitter icon Follow Us on Pinterest

editor’s picks

highlights

Healthy Smile Checklist for Kids
Have better dental check-ups with this free printable checklist that helps keep your child flossing, brushing, and smiling! Brought to you by Philips Sonicare.

Kindergarten Readiness App
It's kindergarten registration time! Use this interactive kindergarten readiness checklist, complete with fun games and activities, to practice the essential skills your child needs for this next big step. Download the Kindergarten Readiness app today!

8 Easter Egg Decorating Ideas
Need some fun ideas for decorating Easter eggs with the kids? Look no further for colorful and cool designs!

7 Ways to Curb Kids' Exposure to Violence
American children are exposed to violence more often than you might think. Learn how to limit your child's exposure to violence and manage the mental health and behavioral effects it can cause.