Washington Heights (2002)


Washington Heights (2002)

"Washington Heights" tells the story of Carlos Ramirez, a young illustrator burning to escape the Latino neighborhood of the same name to make a splash in New York City's commercial downtown comic book scene. When his father, who owns a bodega in the Heights, is shot in a burglary attempt, Carlos is forced to put his dream on hold and run the store. In the process, he comes to understand that if he is to make it as a comic artist, he must engage with the community he comes from, take that experience back out into the world, and put it in his work.
IMDb  5.8 /10
Metacritic   65%
Director Alfredo Rodriguez de Villa
Writer Nat Moss
Writer Alfredo Rodriguez de Villa
Writer Junot Diaz
Writer Manny Perez
Release Date2002-05-09
Runtime1h 29mins
GenreDrama, Romance
Content RatingR (R)
Awards5 wins & 3 nominations.
CompanyAsDuesDon, Ex-Bo Productions, Stolen Car Productions

Washington Heights (film)

Washington Heights is a 2002 Lions Gate film directed by Alfredo De Villa and starring Manny Pérez, Tomas Milian, and Danny Hoch. It concerns a young comic book artist and his struggle to deal with his father's paralysis following a robbery of his shop in the Washington Heights neighborhood of New York City.

External links

  • Official website
  • Washington Heights at IMDb