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Crooklyn

Crooklyn

Alfre Woodard
Director: Spike Lee Cast: Alfre Woodard
Alfre Woodard
, Delroy Lindo
Delroy Lindo
, David Patrick Kelly
David Patrick Kelly
Spike Lee

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Overview

Spike Lee and his siblings Cinque Lee and Joie Lee co-wrote this nostalgic but unglamorized look at a family growing up in Brooklyn in the 1970s, inspired by their own childhood. Woody Carmichael (Delroy Lindo) is a jazz musician whose career is in a slump; he once made a good living as a session musician, but he has moved away from it to devote himself to more serious music, a choice that has not worked out well from a financial standpoint. His wife Carolyn (Alfre Woodard) works as a school teacher to keep food on the table. The Carmichaels have five children, a bright and introspective daughter named Troy (Zelda Harris) and four sons with a habit of causing trouble, and they all share an apartment in a brownstone in Brooklyn. Crooklyn follows the Carmichaels as the kids learn the funny and painful lessons of growing up, Mom and Dad balance their love for each other against the financial and personal difficulties of the creative life, and they all try to get along with the often eccentric neighbors on their block. Crooklyn's soundtrack is enlivened by classic 70s R&B hits, including selections by Sly and the Family Stone, The Jackson Five, Curtis Mayfield, The Staple Singers, and The Chambers Brothers.


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Product Details

Release Date: 02/04/2020
UPC: 0738329237172
Original Release: 1994
Rating: PG-13
Source: Kl Studio Classics
Region Code: A
Time: 1:55:00
Sales rank: 31,522

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Alfre Woodard Carolyn Carmichael
Delroy Lindo Woody Carmichael
David Patrick Kelly Jim
Zelda Harris Troy
Carlton Williams Clinton
Sharif Rashed Wendell
Tse-Mach Washington Joseph
Christopher Knowings Nate
José Zuñiga Tommy La La
Isaiah Washington Vic
Ivelka Reyes Jessica
Spike Lee Snuffy
N.Jeremi Duru Right Hand Man
Frances Foster Aunt Song
Norman Matlock Clem
Patriece Nelson Viola
Vondie Curtis-Hall Uncle Brown
Tiasha Reyes Minnie
Joie Lee Actor
Robi Reed Actor
Bokeem Woodbine Richard
Mildred Clinton Mrs Columbo
Arthur French West Indian Store Manager
Dan Grimaldi Con Ed Man
Christopher Wynkoop TV Evangelist
Keith Johnson Cornell
Michele Shay Drunk Woman
RuPaul Bodega Woman

Technical Credits
Spike Lee Director,Producer,Screenwriter
Terence Blanchard Score Composer
Barry Alexander Brown Editor
Ruth E. Carter Costumes/Costume Designer
Mike Ellis Asst. Director
Ted Glass Set Decoration/Design
Preston Holmes Producer
Arthur Jafa Cinematographer
Jon Kilik Executive Producer
Steve Kirshoff Special Effects
Joie Lee Associate Producer,Original Story,Screenwriter
Cinqué Lee Associate Producer,Screenwriter
Skip Lievsey Musical Direction/Supervision
Rolf Pardula Sound/Sound Designer
Robi Reed Casting
Monty Ross Co-producer
Chris Shriver Art Director
Wynn P. Thomas Production Designer

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