Release Date: 4/21/17; UMC
Running Time: 103 mins.
Director: Ben Caird
Studio: JP International Productions, RLJ Entertainment, Urban Movie Channel (UMC).
Cast: Marcus Henderson (Paulie), Amy Pietz (Beth), Jeffrey DeMunn (Walt), Gillian Zinser (Eliza), Quinton Aaron (Byron).
Story: The story of a recently released convict who faces the conflict of enduring ties with his old criminal world while struggling to adapt to life on probation as the only black man in a conservative white farm town. Source: Official site, halfwayfilm.com.
Release Date: 12/1/15 (DVD)
Running Time: 106 mins.
Studio: Turning Point Pictures
Director: Leila Djansi
Cast: Brian White (Jeremy Spencer), Teyonah Parris (Bellissima McCain), Leon (David McCain), Macy Gray (Helen Harold), Edwina Findley Dickerson (Gayle McCain), Miranda Bailey (Paige), Kylee Russell (Ruby).
Story: Film centers on a young woman who extricates herself from a violent family situation in an act of self-preservation but to find herself, she must face her fears. Estranged from her family for ten years, Bellissima, ‘Bell’ Mccain, returns to Compton for her mother’s funeral and then is forced to stay and care for her sick father. The house becomes flooded not only with vivid memories of the abuse doled out by the very man whom Bell must nurse, but also her teenage sister, Ruby, who had died in the house has long awaited Bell’s return. Source(s): IMDB, Blackflix.
Details: On 4/5/15, The Wrap reported that Where Children Play has been acquired by the Urban Movie Channel. The film is slated for a limited theatrical release in June and will also run on the Urban Movie Channel. Source: The Wrap.