Life is hot in Cracktown

Published 2009
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The infiltration of crack cocaine in the inner city is shown through the stories of pre-op transsexual Marybeth who works as a prostitute; Manny, who works the late shift in an all-night bodega and as a security guard in the Welfare Hotel; Willy, who is a ten-year-old boy who lives in the Welfare Hotel and begs on the street so he and his sister can eat; and Romeo, a gang member.

1 videodisc (100 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
digital video
video file DVD
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CHVR: 18A.
DVD release of the 2006 motion picture.
Based on the novel by Buddy Giovinazzo.
Kerry Washington, Victor Rasuk, Evan Ross, Brandon Routh, Shannyn Sossamon, Vondie Curtis Hall, RZA, Thomas Ian Nicholas, Illeana Douglas, Lara Flynn Boyle, Edoardo Ballerini, Desmond Harrington.
DVD ; anamorphic widescreen (1.78:1) presentation ; Dolby digital 5.1 surround and 2.0 stereo. surround.
In English or dubbed Spanish.
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