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Manito

Rating:No Rating
Genre:Drama, Family
Release Date:June 13, 2003
Running time:78 minutes
Cast:Franky G, Leo Minaya, Manuel Cabral, Jessica Morales, Julissa Lopez
Director:Eric Eason
Producer:Allen Bain, Jesse Scolaro
Writer:Eric Eason
Distributor:Film Movement

Description: Fifteen years ago, their Washington Heights neighborhood was dubbed the crack-cocaine capital of the world, but today it is transforming into one of the most vibrant, Spanish-speaking communities in the United States. While the drug dealers continue to disappear, their violent legacy still casts a shadow over the neighborhood and its residents. Junior, an ex-convict struggling to get his life back on track, is a product of this legacy. His younger brother Manny, the salutatorian of his high school class, embodies the hope of the future. On the night of his graduation party, Manny finds himself faced with an ill-fated decision that could change his life forever.

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