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Cut Throat City

Best new drama - heist thriller film from Wu Tang Clan's RZA and writer P.G. Cuschieri. Four friends return to New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina and receive no help from FEMA. Out of options, they reluctantly turn to a local gangster. Starring Shameik Moore, Demetrius Shipp Jr., Denzel Whitaker, Keean Johnson, Ethan Hawke, Eiza Gonzalez, Kat Graham, Isaiah Washington, T.I., Terrence Howard, and Wesley Snipes.

From director RZA and writer P.G. Cuschieri, comes the explosive CUT THROAT CITY, the story of four boyhood friends in New Orleans' Lower Ninth Ward, who return after Hurricane Katrina to find their homes decimated, with no jobs, and no help from FEMA. Out of options, they reluctantly turn to a local gangster, who offers them one shot at turning their situations around - by pulling off a dangerous heist in the heart of the city. When the job goes bad, the friends find themselves on the run, hunted by two relentless detectives and a neighborhood warlord who thinks they stole the heist money.

- Synopsis provided by Internet Video Archive

Credits

Director:

  • RZA

Writer:

  • P.G. Cuschieri

Producers:

  • Dama Claire
  • Elliott Michael Smith
  • Gregory 'Slice' Chestnut
  • Jarod Einsohn
  • Jim Steele
  • Jim Young
  • Jon Levin
  • Kyle Tekiela
  • Lauren Craig
  • Michael Mendelsohn
  • Michelle SeaƱez
  • Natalie Perrotta
  • Nate Bolotin
  • Nick Spicer
  • Roger Goff
  • Scott Putman
  • Scott Reed
  • Sean Lydiard
  • Tatiana Kelly
  • William Clevinger

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