Joe the King | 1999

Drama, Crime
Set in upstate New York, the story of a kid who feels the weight of the world on his shoulders. Fourteen-year-old Joe Henry manages a fragile existence. He is a young boy coming of age in the 1970s amidst chaos: Joe's ...more

Cast

... Little Joe

Actor

... Dawn

Actor

... Mrs Basil

Actor

... Rory

Actor

... Little Ray

Actor

... Len Coles

Actor

... Alice

Actor

... Bob Henry

Actor

... Mrs Williams

Actor

... Little Mike

Actor

... Theresa

Actor

... Joe

Actor

Company

391 Films

Production Company

49th Parallel

Production Company

Bob L

Production Company

Production Company

Civil Court of the State of New York

Production Company

Cornerhouse

Production Company

Synopsis

Set in upstate New York, the story of a kid who feels the weight of the world on his shoulders. Fourteen-year-old Joe Henry manages a fragile existence. He is a young boy coming of age in the 1970s amidst chaos: Joe's father is an abusive drunk, his mother is barely able to keep the pieces of her broken life together, and Joe is caught stealing and sentenced to juvenile prison for six months. Forced to spend time away from his family, Joe finally gets a chance to find himself and his family finally realizes how much the boy has sacrificed for their mistakes.

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