Red Hook summer
- DVD DRAMA (CEN, EAS, POW)
In English, with optional Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Clarke Peters, Nate Parker, Thomas Jefferson Byrd, Toni Lysaith, Jules Brown, Spike Lee, James Ransone, Isiah Whitlock Jr.
Chatsworth, CA : Image Entertainment, c2012.
Title from container.
DVD release of the 2012 motion picture.
Special features: director's commentary by Spike Lee ; music video ; behind the scenes featurette.
The latest in Spike Lee's Chronicles of Brooklyn series, this film tells the story of Flik Royale, a sullen young boy from middle-class Atlanta who has come to spend the summer with his deeply religious grandfather, Bishop Enoch Rouse, in the housing projects of Red Hook. Having never met before, things quickly get off on the wrong foot as Biship Enoch relentlessly attempts to convert Flik into a follower of Jesus Christ. Between his grandfather's constant preaching and the culture shock of inner-city life, Flik's summer appears to be a total disaster--until he meets Chazz Morningstar, a pretty girl his age, who shows Flik the brighter side of Brooklyn. Through her love and the love of his grandfather, Flik begins to realize that the world is a lot bigger, and perhaps a lot better, than he'd ever imagined.