Lotto Land (1995)

Lotto Land
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating None
Runtime 1hr 27mins.
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romance
Keywords N/A
Status Released
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Tom Cross Assistant Director n/a 163 5000001
John Rubino Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Jeffrey Beer Co-Producer n/a 170 3000004
Rufus Standefer Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
Jack Haigis Editor n/a 172 7000001
Mathew Price Sound n/a 120816 14000001
Carolyn Grifel Costume Designer n/a 169 13000001
Paola Ridolfi Production Designer n/a 164 9000001
Carlos Hernandez Executive Producer n/a 174 3000003
Michael J Rubino Producer n/a 3 3000002
Suzanne Costallos Actor Florence 1 1000004
Barbara Gonzalez Actor Joy 1 1000003
Wendell Holmes Actor Milt 1 1000002
Jaime Tirelli Actor Papi 1 1000005
Luis Guzman Actor Reinaldo 1 1000006
John Rubino Producer n/a 3 3000001
John Rubino Director n/a 2 2000001
Paul Calderon Actor Ricky 1 1000007
Larry Gilliard Jr. Actor Hank 1 1000001
Synopsis
Hanks Stokes, a young African-American man from Brooklyn, graduates from high school to a job stocking shelves in a liquor store. Most of his friends, however, have graduated to the instant financial gratification of petty drug dealing. Hank yearns to escape his neighborhood and spends his entire savings on lottery tickets hoping to win the $27 Million Dollar Jackpot. His dad, Milt, doesn't set much of an example--working a brain-numbing job at the phone company and soothing the ache of a ruined marriage and a dead-end career as a musician with his constant companion--a bottle of whiskey. Hank seeks his comfort through Joy, his Latina girlfriend, who has her eyes set on the future. As their romance grows--another begins. Hank's father and Florence, Joy's adoptive mother, struggle to deal with their rapidly changing children. In doing so, they find themselves seeing each other in new ways. Their relationship is warm, cautious, and based on the surprise of mutual respect.
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