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Gook (2017)

Unrated | | Drama | 9 March 2018 (UK)
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Eli and Daniel, two Korean American brothers, own a struggling shoe store and have an unlikely friendship with Kamilla, a street wise 11-year-old African American girl. Kamilla ditches ... See full summary »

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Kamilla
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Eli
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Keith
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Daniel
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Kirlew 'bliss' Vilbon ...
Bliss
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Ray
Domenique Batiste ...
Customer
Ignacio Bautista ...
Vato 2
Teaira T. Bryant ...
Shoe Store Customer
Sang Chon ...
Mr. Kim
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Doctor
Terence Dickson ...
Rioter 2
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Cesar
Xzavier Gray ...
Tagger 2
Sharyn Grose ...
Kamilla's Mom
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Eli and Daniel, two Korean American brothers, own a struggling shoe store and have an unlikely friendship with Kamilla, a street wise 11-year-old African American girl. Kamilla ditches school, Eli stresses about the store, and Daniel tries to have a good time. It's just another typical day at the store until the Rodney King verdict is read and riots break out. With the chaos moving towards them, the trio is forced to defend the store while contemplating the future of their own personal dreams and the true meaning of family. Written by Anonymous

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A heartfelt film exploring families and relationships between Korean and African American communities set during the LA Riots

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Гук  »

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$27,044 (USA) (20 August 2017)

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$250,130 (USA) (12 October 2017)
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Executive producer, Jin Young Lee, was on the premiere of Dear Genevieve of HGTV. See more »

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In multiple scenes throughout the film, you can see a mic taped under the shirts of various actors. See more »

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Latasha Harlins
27 August 2017 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I have never went from loving a film to literally hating it overnight,the film GOOK is a well made piece of art that I actually really enjoyed,but upon during further research on the LA uprising I came across something really disturbing ,a little black 15 year old girl named Latasha Harlins. Learning about this little girl and how what happened to her was part of what was leading to the Uprisings, it gave me a new perspective On the film GOOK.


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