Overview

When his mom deposits him at the Red Hook housing project in Brooklyn to spend the summer with the grandfather he’s never met, young Flik may as well have landed on Mars. Fresh from his cushy life in Atlanta, he’s bored and friendless, and his strict grandfather, Enoch, a firebrand preacher, is bent on getting him to accept Jesus Christ as his personal savior. Only Chazz, the feisty girl from church, provides a diversion from the drudgery. As hot summer simmers and Sunday mornings brim with Enoch’s operatic sermons, things turn anything but dull as people’s conflicting agendas collide.

  1. Spike Lee

    Director, Screenplay

  2. James McBride

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Clarke Peters

    Clarke Peters

    Da Good Bishop Enoch Rouse

  2. Nate Parker

    Nate Parker

    Box

  3. Thomas Jefferson Byrd

    Thomas Jefferson Byrd

    Deacon Zee

  4. Toni Lysaith

    Chazz Morningstar

  5. Jules Brown

    Flik Royale

Full Cast & Crew

Red Hook Summer
Red Hook Summer

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Status Released

Release Information

  • August 10, 2012
    R
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 5m

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