Share this Rating Title: A Star Is Born. Add to Watchlist Added. Jamie Foxx’s dialogue coach during the shoot was a former inmate of San Quentin. View All Audience Reviews. Philip Craig as Warden Gomez.

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Lynn Whitfield co-stars as Barbara Becnel, the crusading journalist who helped Williams see the light — not so much to save his soul, but to prevent a similar fate from befalling her tooiie son. The film deals with the life of Stanley Tookie Williamsthe co-founding member of the Crips street gangprincipally his life in the streets and his life in prison. The biggest problem is the ending, which was left running a tad dry.

It’s even more agonizing to know that Tookie died in prison only a year after this film’s redemption the stan tookie williams story, which means had the filmmakers waited a while, they could have incorporated a gedemption and emotionally rich ending.

As the years roll by and wilkiams date of his execution draws closer, Williams manages to negotiate a peace between the Crips and their chief rivals, the Bloods, and even manages to receive three Nobel Prize nominations.


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Tookie is an interesting character though; it’s always a treat to watch an intellectual speak out and declare what he redemptlon right and wrong. Keep track of everything you watch; tell your friends. Learn more More Like This. Breakin’ All the Rules But Foxx, who had met with Stanley Williams for many hours at San Quentin convinced Mann to give him a three-week window.

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John Bayliss as Robert Lee Morgan. Joseph Pierre as Ray Washington age His wish is granted and through success is given the task of taking down state-wide crack Retrieved from ” https: This page was last edited on 4 Octoberat Vincent Cobham as Buddha. March 12, Rating: Reality Isn’t Always Pretty. Even though the film has it’s shortcomings, it’s still a good film, considering the budget it was made on.


You can tell this was filmed very cheaply, but that’s not much of a problem.

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Redemption: The Stan Tookie Williams Story

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Lynn Whitfield as Redemtion Becnel. A son of the leader of a legendary group of an urban biker gang tries to retain his championship title. Reviewed by Robert Pardi. Alison MacLeod as Mrs.

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The film was shot in while Williams was still imprisoned. I can’t say enough, how truly impressed I was sotry his work in this film. Full Cast and Crew.