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On the Corner (2003)

Angel and Randy Henry are a sister and brother, caught on the mean streets of Vancouver's Downtown Eastside. While Angel finds the strength to escape her seemingly hopeless situation, Randy... See full summary »

Director:

Nathaniel Geary

Writers:

Nathaniel Geary, Alan DiFiore (story editor) (as Alan Di Fiore)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Alex Rice ... Angel
Robert Harper Robert Harper ... Old Man John
L. Harvey Gold ... Bernie
Simon Baker ... Randy
Brock Johnson Brock Johnson ... Dealer
Katharine Isabelle ... Stacey Lee
JR Bourne ... Cliffie
Michael P. Northey ... SUV John
Brent Stait ... Wade
Gordon Tootoosis ... Floyd
Renae Morriseau ... Glenda
Margo Kane Margo Kane ... Dolly
Tom Pickett ... Car John
Paul Jarrett ... Minivan John
Tina Keeper Tina Keeper ... Charlotte
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Angel and Randy Henry are a sister and brother, caught on the mean streets of Vancouver's Downtown Eastside. While Angel finds the strength to escape her seemingly hopeless situation, Randy slips deeper into a world consumed by abandonment and fuelled by drugs. Written by Anonymous

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Randy: [Angel made KD] Reminds me of moms cooking. Scary shit.
Angel: It's not that bad.
[pause]
Angel: She never did any cooking.
Randy: She made this.
Angel: Not after you were six, that was me cooking.
Randy: Tastes like your cooking then.
Angel: Just eat it.
Randy: Why don't you eat it.
[He holds the bowl upside down and nothing moves]
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You Cannot Choose
Written by Fiona Hogan (as Fiona Alexa Hogan)
Performed by JR Bourne
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A Masterpiece
12 October 2004 | by CanadianBoy69See all my reviews

My summary says it all this movie is a masterpiece a great work of art it really brings out the best in all the characters its not to sleezy, not to corny, and not even to graphic its a mix of a lot of different aspects of life, love, family and relationships, i think its a great movie considering we go through all these aspects in our daily lives its worth a watch and even more then once give it a Perfect 10, even if ur not a fan of dramas or independent Canadian films u will b amazed at wut this movie brings to the table if u ever have seen Love and Basketball and adjusted ur life accordingly u will watch this and do the same its a masterpiece that touches not only your mind, ur heart and ur body but most importantly it touches ur soul


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Language:

English

Release Date:

9 September 2003 (Canada) See more »

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Budget:

CAD650,000 (estimated)
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