Strapped (1993)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Coming-of-Age, Urban Drama  |   Run Time - 95 min.  |   Countries - USA  |   MPAA Rating - R
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An impoverished African American teen, raised in a grim and desperate Brooklyn project finds himself forced to set aside his dreams in order to face the realities of daily survival. This well-wrought and disturbing portrait of a young man's life was penned by New York Times reporter Dena Kleiman.

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Black [race], boy, survivor, ghetto, poverty, against-all-odds, coming-of-age, smuggling, weapons