Director: Michael Apted
Writers: Walter Mosley (book), Walter Mosley (teleplay)
Stars: Laurence Fishburne, Daniel Williams, Bill Cobbs
Plot: In Los Angeles, the hot-tempered collector of cans Socrates “Socco” Fortlow is an ex-con that has served a long sentence for killing a man and a woman. Now he is trying to build a new life and find a job. However he is discriminated against his age, color and background. His only friend is Right Burke, who is dying of cancer. He also helps a young woman that is having problems with her husband. When Socco meets the boy Darryl, he finds that Darryl lives with a foster family that does not take care of him. Further, he has just witnessed the murder of another boy by a small-time criminal. Socco helps the boy to grow-up while helps Burke and tries to find work at a supermarket.
This film is subtitled in English to help you not only to entertain, but also improve your English listening and speaking skills.