Search results for "Leon Ichaso"


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Piñero (2001)

"Piñero" tells the story of the explosive life of a Latino icon, the poet-playwright-actor Miguel Piñero, whose urban poetry is recognized as a pre-cursor to rap and hip-hop. ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Leon Ichaso
CAST:  Benjamin Bratt  •  Giancarlo Esposito  •  Talisa Soto  •  Nelson Vasquez

Free of Eden (1999) RT Audience 100%

DVD release: Jul 2000

Story about Will Cleamons, a former teacher-turned-businessman who agrees to tutor 18-year-old high school dropout, Nicole Turner. Much to his surprise, their relationship not ...  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Leon Ichaso
CAST:  Sidney Poitier  •  Sydney Tamiia Poitier  •  Phylicia Rashād  •  Robert Hooks

Bitter Sugar (1996)

A patriot (René Lavan) with a rebellious brother falls in love with a dissident's daughter (Mayte Vilán) in Castro's Cuba.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Leon Ichaso
CAST:  René Lavan  •  Mayte vilan  •  Miguel Gutierrez  •  Larry Villanueva

Sugar Hill (1994) RT 20% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Jan 2003

Sugar Hill is a 1994 American crime-drama/neo-noir film starring Wesley Snipes and Michael Wright as brothers Roemello and Raynathan Skuggs. The film focuses on the two ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Leon Ichaso
CAST:  Wesley Snipes  •  Michael Wright  •  Donald Faison  •  O. L. Duke

A Kiss to Die For (1993)

William, a Harvard psychology professor is having trouble dealing with life after the death of his wife when he meets a beautiful woman named Ali. As their relationship grows, ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Leon Ichaso
CAST:  Tim Matheson  •  Mimi Rogers  •  William Forsythe  •  Carlos Gómez

The Fear Inside (1992) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: Jan 1993

An agoraphobic children's book illustrator is trapped inside her home by two young psychos-in-love, who terrorize her. It is only when her young son is threatened that she ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Leon Ichaso
CAST:  Christine Lahti  •  Dylan McDermott  •  Jennifer Rubin  •  David Ackroyd

Crossover Dreams (1985) RT Audience 67%

DVD release: Jun 2005

Salsa singer screws over everybody on his way to the top; when his latest record flops, his career starts doing downhill.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Leon Ichaso
CAST:  Rubén Blades  •  Shawn Elliott  •  Tom Signorelli  •  Elizabeth Peña

Hendrix (2000) RT Audience 43%

DVD release: Mar 2001

Biography of rock star Jimi Hendrix chronicles his early career, including a stint with Little Richard who fired him for getting too flamboyant, to his tragic failure.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Leon Ichaso
CAST:  Wood Harris  •  Billy Zane  •  Dorian Harewood  •  Vivica A. Fox

Execution of Justice (1999)

The story of an assassin who killed a mayor in the 1970's in what was known as the "Twinkie Defense".  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Leon Ichaso
CAST:  Peter Coyote  •  Timothy Daly  •  Tyne Daly  •  Stephen Young

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