Starletta DuPois
Director: Forest Whitaker Cast: Starletta DuPois
Starletta DuPois
, Jermaine Hopkins
Jermaine Hopkins
, Monie Love
Monie Love
Forest Whitaker


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An impoverished African American teen, raised in a grim and desperate Brooklyn project finds himself forced to set aside his dreams in order to face the realities of daily survival. This well-wrought and disturbing portrait of a young man's life was penned by New York Times reporter Dena Kleiman.

Product Details

Release Date: 08/30/2005
UPC: 0026359087424
Original Release: 1993
Rating: PG-13
Source: Hbo Home Video
Region Code: 1
Time: 1:42:00
Sales rank: 14,595

Special Features

Closed Caption

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Starletta DuPois Actor
Jermaine Hopkins Actor
Monie Love Actor
Tonya Pinkins Actor
Michael Biehn Matthew McRae
Kia Joy Goodwin Latisha Jordan
Bokeem Woodbine Diquan Mitchell
Paul McCrane Actor
Craig Wasson Ben
Samuel E. Wright Dave
Kool Moe Dee Gun Dealer

Technical Credits
Forest Whitaker Director
Michael Apted Executive Producer
Larry Banks Cinematographer
Colin Callender Executive Producer
Howard Cummings Production Designer
Dena Kleiman Screenwriter
Glenn Morgan Editor
Nellie Nugiel Producer
Robert O'Connor Executive Producer
Joe Romano Score Composer

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Strapped
1. F Chuckie [8:24]
2. Deal for the Baby [12:35]
3. Market for a Nile [11:10]
4. Selling Them Burners [8:49]
5. AKs, Macs and Teks [12:11]
6. Aiming Higher [7:58]
7. The Big One [9:33]
8. The Same Sandwich [6:16]
9. Speaking Too Loud [13:30]
10. Deliver a Murder [4:46]
11. Conclusion/Credits [6:23]

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