Keyword: blue collar

It Felt Like Love

It Felt Like Love (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 80 minutes Release date: 03/20/2014
14-year-old Lila spends a languid South Brooklyn summer playing third wheel to her promiscuous friend Chiara and Chiara's boyfriend Patrick. Eager for her own sexual awakening, Lila gamely decides to pursue the older, thuggish Sammy, rumored to sleep with anyone. But as Lila's overt advances unmask her inexperience and quiet desperation, she's quickly pushed into frightening and unwelcome new...

Bluebird (2012)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 11/29/2012
Summer Catch

Summer Catch (2001)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 108 minutes Release date: 08/23/2001
This summer couldn't be more crucial for Ryan Dunne, a blue-collar kid with aspirations to become a major league baseball player. Every summer, the hottest college ball players descend upon Cape Cod to pursue their baseball dreams during the day and blow off steam in town at night. The first local boy in years to earn a slot in the team, Ryan finally got his shot...but the temptations off-field...
Joe

Joe (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 117 minutes Release date: 04/10/2014
Hard-living, ex-con Joe hires teenage Gary and his destitute father into his "tree-poisoning" crew for a lumber company. Joe sees in Gary a determination, raw decency and a sense of resilience that he barely believes possible. Gary has had nothing in life, has never spent a day in school, yet something drives him to take care of his family, protect his sister from his father's ugly moods and hope...
God's Pocket

God's Pocket (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 88 minutes Release date: 05/08/2014
In the gritty, blue-collar neighborhood of God's Pocket, Mickey Scarpato's crazy stepson, Leon, is killed in a construction "accident," and Mickey quickly tries to bury the bad news with the body. But when a local columnist comes sniffing around for the truth, things go from bad to worse. Mickey finds himself stuck in a life-and-death struggle compounded by a body he can't bury, a wife he can't...
Out of the Furnace

Out of the Furnace (2013)

Rated: R Runtime: 116 minutes Release date: 12/03/2013
Russell Baze has a rough life: he works a dead-end, blue collar job at the local steel mill by day and cares for his terminally-ill father by night. When Russell's brother Rodney returns home from serving time in Iraq, he is lured into one of the most ruthless crime rings in the Northeast and mysteriously disappears. The police fail to crack the case, so-with nothing left to lose-Russell takes...
Searching for Sugar Man

Searching for Sugar Man (2012)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 85 minutes Release date: 07/26/2012
In the late 1960s, two celebrated producers discovered a musician in a Detroit bar and were struck by his soulful melodies and prophetic lyrics. They recorded an album that they believed was going to secure his reputation as one of the greatest recording artists of his generation. In fact, the album bombed and the singer disappeared into obscurity amid rumors of a gruesome on-stage suicide. But a...
Beneath

Beneath (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 89 minutes Release date: 07/24/2014
At a coal mine in a blue-collar town it's the last day of work for veteran miner George Marsh. His daughter Samantha, a feisty environmental lawyer whose politics are bitterly opposed by her father, celebrates the occasion by accompanying him underground. She's escorted by old flame Randy Bennings; no sooner do they descend to the coal face, however, than a drilling machine malfunctions and...
Lost Persons Area

Lost Persons Area (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 109 minutes Release date: 07/01/2014
Passionate couple Bettina and Marcus live in a canteen in the middle of a vast field with endless lines of pylons. Marcus is trying to set up his own business and works as a foreman in maintaining the powerlines. Bettina, bored and longing for a better life, runs the canteen for the workmen. Their nine-year-old daughter Tessa wanders the industrial area, skipping school whenever she can. When...
Cesar's Last Fast

Cesar's Last Fast (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 100 minutes Release date: 04/17/2014
This documentary chronicles the private sacrifice and spiritual conviction behind Cesar Chavez's struggle for the humane treatment of America's farm workers, and the impact his legacy has on today's generation of organizers fighting for farm worker rights. It features powerful, never-before-seen footage of Chavez's 1988 "Fast for Life," a 36-day act of penance for not having done enough to stop...
Dir: Richard R Perez
With: N/A