The story begins on the last day of school, when Mister learns he’s flunking the eight grade. His mother is later arrested for drugs and prostitution, and he’s left to babysit a nine-year-old Korean kid, Pete whose mother is also a junkie. The two boys are left to fend for themselves when abandoned by their parents. The film stars Jennifer Hudson, Jeffrey Wright, and Anthony Mackie. Alicia Keys is one of the executive producers and features some of her music.
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