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150 Ratings


Directed by Boaz Yakin
United States, 1994
Drama, Crime, Thriller


Michael (or Fresh as he’s well known) is a 12-year-old drug pusher who lives in a crowded housing project with his cousins and aunt. As the story progresses Fresh realizes that he doesn’t want to sell drugs anymore, he wants out.

Fresh Directed by Boaz Yakin

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival


Sundance Film Festival

1994 | 4 wins including: Dramatic (Filmmakers Trophy)

Independent Spirit Awards

1995 | Winner: Best Debut Performance

1995 | Nominee: Best Supporting Male

Stockholm International Film Festival


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