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Five Feet High and Rising (2000)

Victor, a twelve year-old boy growing up on New York City's Lower East Side experiences what growing up is all about.

Director:

Peter Sollett

Writer:

Peter Sollett (script)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Victor Rasuk ... Victor
Carlos Santiago Carlos Santiago ... Carlos
Judy Marte ... Amanda
Daniela Rivera Daniela Rivera ... Amanda's friend
Mari de Jesus Mari de Jesus ... Girl in pool (as Marivette de Jesus)
Donna Maldonado Donna Maldonado ... Donna
Michelle Vega Michelle Vega ... Donna's friend
Aaron Gonzalez Aaron Gonzalez ... Aaron
Darrell Williams Darrell Williams ... Aaron's friend
Hector Vazquez ... Hector
Erica Moncayo Erica Moncayo ... Singer No. 1
Francesca Santiago Francesca Santiago ... Singer No. 2
Shaolin Santiago Shaolin Santiago ... Singer No. 3
Chris Rodriguez Chris Rodriguez ... Boy with Bat
Frank Malloy IV Frank Malloy IV ... Drummer
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Victor, a twelve year-old boy growing up on New York City's Lower East Side experiences what growing up is all about.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

January 2000 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Пять футов и выше See more »

Filming Locations:

New York, USA See more »

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Color:

Color

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1.50 : 1
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Trivia

Included on the 2000 BroadcastDVD of "Film-Fest 5" See more »

Quotes

Victor: Probably, out of 10 guys that you know, two percent might not be dogs.
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Connections

Edited into Cinema16: American Short Films (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

Tell Me What
Composed by Erica Moncayo, Francesca Santiago and Shaolin Santiago
Performed by Fantasy
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a well-deserved winner
17 August 2000 | by sebastian_valmontSee all my reviews

I saw this awesome film and Sundance where it deservedly won the grand prize. To describe it as raw would be to belittle it, the skilled filmmaking is so perceptive, and the performances so natural, it's breathtaking.

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