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The Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete

Rating:R (for language, some drug use and sexual content)
Genre:Drama
Release Date:October 11, 2013
Running time:108 minutes
Cast:Anthony Mackie, Jeffrey Wright, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Jordin Sparks, Jennifer Hudson
Director:George Tillman Jr.
Producer:Rachel Cohen, Jana Edelbaum
Writer:Michael Starrbury
Distributor:Lionsgate Films

Description: During a sweltering summer in New York City, 13-year-old Mister's hard-living mother is apprehended by the police, leaving the boy and nine-year-old Pete alone to forage for food while dodging child protective services and the destructive scenarios of the Brooklyn projects. Faced with more than any child can be expected to bear, the resourceful Mister nevertheless feels he is an unstoppable force against seemingly unmovable obstacles. But what really keeps the pair in the survival game is much more Mister's vulnerability than his larger-than-life attitude.

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