All Night Bodega (2001)

All Night Bodega
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating R
Runtime 1hr 30mins.
Genres Drama
Keywords N/A
Status Released
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Yen Le Van Editor n/a 172 7000002
Rich Cefalo Production Designer n/a 164 9000001
Sophie Bousquet-Foures Editor n/a 172 7000001
Richard Dallett Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
Jennifer Sara Halpern Assistant Director n/a 163 5000001
Daniel Thibault Art Director n/a 183 9000002
Elsie Stark Casting Director n/a 157 10000001
Drew Jiritano Special Effects n/a 168 23000001
Barry London Sound Mixer n/a 230 14000001
Dana Elder Makeup n/a 353 13000002
Lisa Hokans Costume Designer n/a 169 13000001
Jenny Schweitzer Co-Producer n/a 170 3000005
Brian Bell Co-Producer n/a 170 3000004
Miriam Cruz Actor Dolores 1 1000005
Blanca Camacho Actor Eta 1 1000004
Gabriel Salvador Actor Papo 1 1000003
Tammy Trull Actor Venus Castro 1 1000002
Anibal Lleras Actor Ramon 1 1000006
Jesse Perez Actor Fulano 1 1000007
Jacques Ouaniche Producer n/a 3 3000003
Felix Olivier Producer n/a 3 3000002
Yannick Bernard Producer n/a 3 3000001
Felix Olivier Director n/a 2 2000001
Jaime Tirelli Actor Ralph 1 1000001
Synopsis
Venus Castro is a bright, headstrong 15-year-old girl born to an abusive drug addict, now living in foster care in New York City's Dominican community. Frustrated with school and contemptible of her widowed foster mother for dating undercover policeman Ralph, Venus takes to the streets believing she can make it on her own, only to learn that she is ill-prepared for the life of a runaway. In desperation, she puts on her best tough-girl act to join the gang of drug dealer Juanita, who offers her shelter and protection-as long as Juanita gets what she wants. Venus, unaware of the consequences, soon starts two-timing Juanita with a young undercover cop who happens to be Ralph's squad partner. Ralph intervenes in an attempt to return Venus to her home but is thwarted by the girl's misplaced loyalty to Juanita. Only when Venus finds herself involved in a deadly holdup of a bodega d s she understand the terrible reality of the life she has chosen.
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