MOVIE SYNOPSIS
Explicit Ills


"Explicit Ills" follows four inter-connecting stories revolving around love, drugs and poverty in Philadelphia. Babo, an asthma ridden seven-year-old lives with his mother in the badlands of North Philly. His neighbor Demetri transforms himself into a well-read "smart" boy in order to get the girl. Michelle, a well-off art student is quick to fall into a drug-induced love-affair with her dealer Jacob. Kaleef and Jill's marriage is strained as they pursue their dreams of bringing "produce to the people," while their teenage son Heslin focuses on competing in the World's Strongest Man competition.
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Explicit Ills

Inquirer
By Steven Rea, Inquirer Movie Critic

    MPAA rating:
    R
    for language and some drug use
    Cast:
    Namaiya Cunningham; Tariq Trotter; Rebecca Comerford; Rosario Dawson; Naomie Harris; Frankie Shaw; Martin Cepeda; Francisco Burgos; Lou Taylor Pucci; Paul Dano
    Directed by:
    Mark Webber
    Genre:
    Drama
    Running time:
    01:27
    Release date:
    2009
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