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Rick Famuyiwa United States, 2015

Alexander Dunkelberger's rating of the film Dope

With an electricity and vibrancy that is hard to capture, Dope is another take on the coming of age tale. This, however, is also a commentary on race and class in modern America, as well as an honest look at youth culture and what it's like growing up in poverty stricken conditions. The young cast in this does a good job, and all three main leads show promise. Well done new take on the genre.