Falling Awake


1h 50m 2010

Brief Synopsis

Jay, is a young Latino musician in the Bronx who struggles to find his identity in a home crowded with family members and a neighborhood of loyal friends and dangerous enemies. After he meets the beautiful Manhattanite Alessandra, his determination to reach toward a wider world and realize his music

Film Details

MPAA Rating
NR
Genre
Drama
Release Date
2010
Distribution Company
IFC Films; IFC Films

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 50m

Synopsis

Jay, is a young Latino musician in the Bronx who struggles to find his identity in a home crowded with family members and a neighborhood of loyal friends and dangerous enemies. After he meets the beautiful Manhattanite Alessandra, his determination to reach toward a wider world and realize his musical dreams becomes even stronger. But he is tied by loyalty to his friends and to his ex-Marine brother, and by the expectations of his frustrated, angry father. As Jay fights to break free of the cycles of anger and violence that grip his life and his neighborhood, he learns that only love can help him grasp his elusive chance at happiness, and comes to a new understanding that helps him take the long, uncertain leap into his future.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
NR
Genre
Drama
Release Date
2010
Distribution Company
IFC Films; IFC Films

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 50m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States February 5, 2010

Released in United States Winter January 29, 2010

Released in United States Winter January 29, 2010 (Miami)

Released in United States February 5, 2010 (New York City)