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59 Ratings

City of Hope

Directed by John Sayles
United States, 1991
Drama, Crime


A third-generation Italian-American struggles to break free from his father’s grasp. Meanwhile, the small New Jersey city he lives in is endangered by patronage and corrupt development plans.

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City of Hope Directed by John Sayles

Awards & Festivals

Independent Spirit Awards

1992 | Winner: Best Supporting Male

1992 | Nominee: Best Feature

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

1992 | 2 nominations including: Best Director

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