City of Hope (1991) Movie Review Summary

Actors: Vincent Spano, Chris Cooper, Tony Lo Bianco, Joe Morton

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City of Hope examines the inner machinations of city development and governance through the points of view of various people including building owner Joe Rinaldi (Lo Bianco), who is under pressure to set his own buildings on fire in order to speed inner city gentrification. He and his son, Nick (Spano) are among those who are caught up in under the table dealmaking.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1980's-1999 Polit/Social/Race/Gender activism    -   Yes Plotlet:    -   left-wing-but-not-quite-communist activism!

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   business executive Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American


City?    -   Yes City:    -   dirty, grimy (like New York)    -   dangerous

Writing Style

Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing

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