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Caged Birds

2021 1h 26m Mystery & Thriller Drama List
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Jordan Lucas is an affluent, Black high school senior counting down the days until he can escape high school -- and the bullies that plague him there -- to attend his dream college, Princeton. When his prideful cousin, EJ, is humiliated by a white bully, he recruits Jordan, and Kevonte, a bussed-in student from the other side of the tracks, to play a robbery prank on the bully. When the prank goes bad, leaving two white students dead, the boys struggle to avoid being caught and are each forced to confront the personal demons that come with being Black in the suburbs. Read More Read Less
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Synopsis Jordan Lucas is an affluent, Black high school senior counting down the days until he can escape high school -- and the bullies that plague him there -- to attend his dream college, Princeton. When his prideful cousin, EJ, is humiliated by a white bully, he recruits Jordan, and Kevonte, a bussed-in student from the other side of the tracks, to play a robbery prank on the bully. When the prank goes bad, leaving two white students dead, the boys struggle to avoid being caught and are each forced to confront the personal demons that come with being Black in the suburbs.
Director
Fredrick Leach
Producer
Edwin Walker, Tangier A. Clarke
Screenwriter
Fredrick Leach
Production Co
Bars of Rage
Genre
Mystery & Thriller, Drama
Original Language
English
Release Date (Streaming)
May 31, 2022
Runtime
1h 26m
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