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Rating:R (for sexual content and language)
Release Date:December 28, 2011
Running time:90 minutes
Cast:Kim Wayans, Stephanie Andujar, Nina Daniels, Aasha Davis, Charles Parnell
Director:Dee Rees
Producer:Nekisa Cooper
Writer:Dee Rees
Distributor:Focus Features

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Description: Alike (pronounced "ah-lee-kay") is a 17-year-old African-American woman who lives with her parents and younger sister in Brooklyn's Fort Greene neighborhood, and she is quietly but firmly embracing her identity as a lesbian. With the support of her best friend Laura, Alike is especially eager to find a girlfriend. Wondering how much she can confide in her family, she strives to get through adolescence with grace, humor, and tenacity -- sometimes succeeding, sometimes not, but always moving forward.

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