Messenger (1994)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Urban Drama  |   Run Time - 84 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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A young black man tries to support his family honestly in this drama that centers around a stolen bicycle. Jeff, once a small time criminal, wants to do right by his new family. He gets a job at a bicycle courier service after he lies about owning a bike. His wife pawns her wedding ring so he can buy one. They do and he takes off to begin his new career. His pregnant wife Tina gets ribbed on the home front but she takes it because unlike most of her neighbors, her man is not in the joint. Unfortunately, Jeff's bike is stolen. Now he, Tina, and their rapping friend John begin searching for the swiped cycle.

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survivor, against-all-odds, business, cycling, employment, family, finances, love, poverty, robbery