About the film
child abuse 1970s classroom alcoholism spanking money diner debt theft semi autobiographical rollerskating rink abusive father school counselor syracuse, new york teenage protagonist
Joe the King
Release Date: October 17, 1999
|Production Companies||:||Lower East Side Films, 49th Parallel Productions, Forensic/291 Films|
|Producers||:||Suzanne Smith, Billy Hopkins, Robin O'Hara, Scott Macaulay, Kerry Barden, Jennifer Dewis, Lindsay Marx|
A destitute 14-year-old struggles to keep his life together despite harsh abuse at his mother's hands, harsher abuse at his father's, and a growing separation from his slightly older brother.