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John Sayles's CITY OF HOPE focuses on the network of greed and influence surrounding an urban development plan and its effects on the innocent and guilty alike. It is John Sayles's elegy for the ruined dreams of one segment of urban American society.… View More
Genres Drama
Director John Sayles
Starring Vincent Spano, Joe Morton, Tony Lo Bianco, Anthony John Denison View More
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Movie Summary

John Sayles's CITY OF HOPE focuses on the network of greed and influence surrounding an urban development plan and its effects on the innocent and guilty alike. It is John Sayles's elegy for the ruined dreams of one segment of urban American society.
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Movie Details

Genres Drama
Director John Sayles
Starring Vincent Spano, Joe Morton, Tony Lo Bianco, Anthony John Denison, Barbara Williams, Bill Raymond, Angela Bassett, Chris Cooper, Gloria Foster
Studio Name Sony Pictures
Release Date 1991
VUDU Release Date 06/28/2011
Rating About Ratings
Running Time 129 minutes
Language English
Audio Tracks SD/Enhanced Widescreen, Dolby Digital

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