The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete

Only the strong Rise Above.


The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete
This coming-of-age tale is set during a blistering summer in New York City. When his mother is taken away by the authorities, a 13 year old boy and his 9 year old friend are left to fend for themselves in a rough part of town. The situation forces them to be extremely resourceful while they dodge the childcare services and other hazards of the area.

104 minutes.
No persons under 16 (Language, Violence).
Drama, On the art circuit

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Credits

Cast
Skylan Brooks, Ethan Dizon, Jennifer Hudson, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Jordin Sparks, Julito McCullum
Director
George Tillman Jr.
ScreenplayMichael Starrbury
MusicMark Isham, Alicia Keys
CinematographyReed Morano
EditingJamie Kirkpatrick
Sound formatsDolby Digital
SA distributorSter-Kinekor
Made in2013
Produced byIdeal Partners Film Fund, State Street Pictures, Floren Shieh Productions, Archer Gray, Unified Pictures, Venture Forth

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CommonSenseMedia Report (USA)

Suggested age limit
16 +
Positive messages
2
Positive role models
2
Violence
3
Sex
3
Language
5
Consumerism
2
Drinking, drugs, smoking
4

Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus / The Star
Debashine Thangevelo quote iconGritty ghetto tale tugs at the heartstrings
10
Die Burger
Laetitia Pople quote iconWanneer stelsel die kinders faal
10
Cape Times
David Rooney quote iconHarsh reality
5
Metacritic.com
16 critics
12
Rottentomatoes critics
31 critics
14
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer
18
CommonSenseMedia
Staff evaluation
15

What the People say

Internet
1310 Netizens
15

Average .. 62%

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