Don't Let Me Drown


1h 45m 2009

Brief Synopsis

Lalo, from a family of working class Mexican immigrants, and Stefanie, Dominican, meet in Brooklyn, having both felt the impact of the recently-transpired tragedy of 9/11. Lalo's father, a World Trade Center janitor, now works cleaning up debris from the fallen towers, while Stefanie feels a much de

Film Details

MPAA Rating
NR
Genre
Drama
Release Date
2009
Production Company
Parts And Labor
Distribution Company
Rlj Entertainment, Inc.
Location
New York City, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 45m

Synopsis

Lalo, from a family of working class Mexican immigrants, and Stefanie, Dominican, meet in Brooklyn, having both felt the impact of the recently-transpired tragedy of 9/11. Lalo's father, a World Trade Center janitor, now works cleaning up debris from the fallen towers, while Stefanie feels a much deeper impact, having lost her sister in the attacks. In the midst of the family turmoil, the two teenagers meet and embark on a clandestine romance.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
NR
Genre
Drama
Release Date
2009
Production Company
Parts And Labor
Distribution Company
Rlj Entertainment, Inc.
Location
New York City, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 45m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Winner of the Audience Award for Best Narrative Feature at the 2009 San Francisco International Film Festival.

Limited Release in United States 2010

Released in United States 2009

Released in United States January 2009

Released in United States September 2009

Shown at San Francisco International Film Festival (New Directors Competition) April 23-May 7, 2009.

Shown at Seattle International Film Festival (Contemporary World Cinema) May 21-June 14, 2009.

Shown at Urbanworld Film Festival (Feature Narrative) September 23-27, 2009.

Released in United States 2009 (Shown at San Francisco International Film Festival (New Directors Competition) April 23-May 7, 2009.)

Released in United States 2009 (Shown at Seattle International Film Festival (Contemporary World Cinema) May 21-June 14, 2009.)

Limited Release in United States 2010

Released in United States January 2009 (Shown at Sundance Film Festival (U.S. Dramatic Competition) January 15-25, 2009.)

Released in United States September 2009 (Shown at Urbanworld Film Festival (Feature Narrative) September 23-27, 2009.)