Guide to Recognizing Your Saints, A (R)

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synopsis

This is the story of a pivotal summer on the hot, sweaty, violent streets of Astoria, Queens--a summer that changed only Dito Montiel, but the lives of everyone around him. Torn between is ill father, his domineering friend and protector Antonio, the neighborhood war and the lustful temptations of youth, Dito struggles against his desire to escape, running away from everything he knows. He finds redemption 15 years later when he returns to Queens and faces the "saints" who have influenced his life.

MovieGoer Review

Chaos, grit, and bravado run rampant through the streets of 1986 Queens in writer/director Dito Montiel's well-acted A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints, an adaptation of his own memoir.

Story

Structured as a flashback ... MORE

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synopsis

This is the story of a pivotal summer on the hot, sweaty, violent streets of Astoria, Queens--a summer that changed only Dito Montiel, but the lives of everyone around him. Torn between is ill father, his domineering friend and protector Antonio, the neighborhood war and the lustful temptations of youth, Dito struggles against his desire to escape, running away from everything he knows. He finds redemption 15 years later when he returns to Queens and faces the "saints" who have influenced his life.

MovieGoer Review

Chaos, grit, and bravado run rampant through the streets of 1986 Queens in writer/director Dito Montiel's well-acted A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints, an adaptation of his own memoir.

Story

Structured as a flashback ... MORE