Legacy

"Good"

Legacy Review


It's Hoop Dreams without the hoops. Nickole Collins paints a stirring portrait of her family, an inner-city Chicago enclave that wrestles with violence, drugs, poverty, and illiteracy. Nickole pulls herself out of it -- mostly -- and documents the mostly successful attempts of her relatives to do the same. Of course, there's a lot of heartache (the shooting of her brother Terell opens the film), too. While it's obvious that Collins is an amateur with a Handicam (the film would have worked much better as a short subject), Legacy is nonetheless an inspiring look at pulling oneself out of the proverbial gutter.


Legacy

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Run time: 43 mins

In Theaters: Thursday 19th January 2012

Production compaines: BBC

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 3 / 5

IMDB: 8.3 / 10

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Starring: as Charles Thoroughgood, as Anna March, as Viktor Koslov, as Hugo March, as Hookey, as Gerry, as Eva Pym, as Martha, Tessa Peake-Jones as Joyce Thoroughgood, Robert Ashby as Annikov, Alec Utgoff as Rhykov, Charlotte Randle as Emily

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