The Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete (2013)
The Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete Release Date
October 11, 2013
The Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete SynopsisFrom Codeblack Films and Lionsgate. During a sweltering summer in New York City, 13-year-old Mister’s (Brooks) hard-living mother (Hudson) is apprehended by the police, leaving the boy and nine-year-old Pete (Dizon) alone to forage for food while dodging child protective services and the destructive scenarios of the Brooklyn projects. Faced with more than any child can be expected to bear, the resourceful Mister nevertheless feels he is an unstoppable force against seemingly unmovable obstacles. But what really keeps the pair in the survival game is much more Mister’s vulnerability than his larger-than-life attitude.
The Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete is a beautifully observed and tremendously moving film about salvation through friendship and the way transformation sometimes can happen just by holding on long enough. Director George Tillman, Jr. draws indelible performances from a fantastic cast, which includes Jordin Sparks, Golden Globe® and EMMY®Award winner Jeffrey Wright, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Anthony Mackie, and Golden Globe® and Academy Award® winner Jennifer Hudson, all led by Ethan Dizon and Skylan Brooks in a stunning breakout performance as Mister. The film also features new music by Alicia Keys.Codeblack Films and Lionsgate present an iDeal Partners / State Street production in association with Floren Shieh Productions / Archer Gray Productions / Cherry Sky Films / AKW Productions.
The Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete Credits
Starring: Jennifer Hudson, Anthony Mackie, Jeffrey Wright, Jordin Sparks, Skylan Brooks, and Ethan Dizon
Written by: Michael Starrbury
Directed by: George Tillman, Jr.
Produced by: Rachel Cohen and Jana Edelbaum
Length: 108 min
MPAA Rating: [ R ]
Distributor: Codeblack Films / Lionsgate
Release Date: October 11, 2013
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