2 New Images From Spike Lee's 'Red Hook Summer' Plus Synopsis; Bruce Hornsby Composed The Score
fb.indiewire.com Just when we think we might have a handle on what Spike Lee has instore for his next film, the director goes and throws another curveball. "Red Hook Summer" has pretty much been kept under wraps thus far, with few details about the film being revealed, other than a vague logline about the story centering on a young man from Atlanta who goes to the titular neighborhood to hang with his grandfather, who he's never met, for the summer.
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Red Hook Summer Synopsis and Credits

Red Hook Summer is the latest in Spike Lee’s Chronicles of Brooklyn (which also include SHE’S GOTTA HAVE IT, DO THE RIGHT THING, CROOKLYN, CLOCKERS, and HE GOT GAME), RED HOOK SUMMER tells the story of Flik Royale, a sullen young boy from middle-class Atlanta who has come to spend the summer with his deeply religious grandfather, Bishop Enoch Rouse, in the housing projects of Red Hook. Having never met before, things quickly get off on the wrong foot as Bishop Enoch relentlessly attempts to convert Flik into a follower of Jesus Christ. Between his grandfather’s constant preaching and the culture shock of inner-city life, Flik’s summer appears to be a total disaster--until he meets Chazz Morningstar, a pretty girl his age, who shows Flik the brighter side of Brooklyn. Through her love and the love of his grandfather, Flik begins to realize that the world is a lot bigger, and perhaps a lot better, than he’d ever imagined.

"Red Hook Summer" stars Clarke Peters, Colman Domingo, De'Adre Aziza, Heather Alicia Simms, James Ransone, Jules Brown, Kimberly Hebert-Gregory, Nate Parker, Thomas Jefferson Byrd, and Toni Lysaith.

Directed by Spike Lee.
Written by James McBride and Spike Lee.
Produced by James McBride and Spike Lee.
Production company/distributor: Variance Films.

Release Date: August 10, 2012



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