Ghett'a Life

Synopsis: Ghetto teenager Derrick longs to be a professional boxer and represent Jamaica at the Olympics, but the gym that will make him a contender is in the opposing 'garrison' community, which means he has to risk his life in order to follow his dream. Ghett'a Life explores the hypocrisy of Jamaican politics, as power crazy 'dons', manipulate MPs and kill anyone who refuses to obey them.
Genre: Action, Drama
 
IMDB:
6.7
Year:
2011
104 min
9 Views

[ SILENCE ]

[ REGGAETON MUSIC PLAYING ]

[ Rapping ] THAT'S WHAT I'M

SAYING:

THE CRIME MUST BE LED,

THE HUNGRY MUST BE FED

LOOK INTO MY EYES,

TELL ME WHAT YOU SEE

CAN YOU FEEL MY PAIN?

AM I YOUR ENEMY?

GIVE US A BETTER WAY,

THINGS ARE REALLY BAD

THE ONLY FRIEND I KNOW

IS THIS GUN I HAVE

[ CAR DOORS CLOSING ]

NO!

[ GUNSHOT ]

THE ISLANDS' TWO POLITICAL

PARTIES TRADED CHARGES OVER WHO

WAS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE RECEN UPSURGE OF GUN VIOLENCE.

THE VIOLENCE BETWEEN RESIDENTS

OF THE RULING PARTY AND THE

OPPOSITION'S STRONGHOLD OF

JUNGLE HAS CONTINUED OVER

SEVERAL WEEKS DESPITE THE

INTERVENTION OF THE CHURCH AND

REPRESENTATIVES FROM THE TWO

MAJOR POLITICAL PARTIES.

THIS HAS CAUSED FAMILIES TO FLEE

THEIR HOMES ON BOTH SIDES OF

THIS FIERCELY DIVIDED COMMUNITY.

[ MUFFLED REGGAETON PLAYING ]

MILK.

YO.

RUN, RUN, RUN!

RAH!

[ TELEPHONE RINGING ]

[ MAN SPEAKING INDISTINCTLY ON

TV ]

CALM DOWN, CALM DOWN.

YOU HAVE TO HELP ME, SIR.

ALL RIGHT?

ALL RIGHT.

ALL RIGHT.

ALL RIGHT.

YES, MA'AM.

[ CAR DOOR CLOSES ]

[ ENGINE TURNS OVER ]

[ CHEERS AND APPLAUSE ]

[ CHEERS AND APPLAUSE ]

[ CHEERS AND APPLAUSE ]

[ INDISTINCT CONVERSATIONS ]

[ CHUCKLES ]

PUSSY.

CAN'T GET THE BALL, NO, EH?

COME FOR YOUR BALL!

[ INDISTINCT CONVERSATIONS ]

[ SHOUTING ]

WHAT?

[ SPEAKING INDISTINCTLY ]

COME ON. BACK TO WORK.

[ ALL CHEERING ]

[ ALL CHEERING ]

WHAT I DON'T KNOW I DON' KNOW, SO I ASK THE BIG MAN...

[ CHUCKLES ]

[ CELLPHONE RINGING ]

HELLO.

YES.

A CAMBERT AND A SODA, PLEASE.

[ JAMAICAN MUSIC PLAYING ]

[ SNIFFLES ]

[ CHUCKLES ]

[ JAMAICAN MUSIC PLAYS ]

WE NEVER, EVER CHANGE

NEVER, EVER CHANGE

WE NEVER, EVER CHANGE

[ ALL SHOUTING ]

HEY!

OKAY.

ALL RIGHT.

CIRCLE, EVERYBODY. CIRCLE.

BAM!

THAT'S IT. BAM!

GEORGE.

I NEED A BUS.

[ CLEARS THROAT ]

THE RICH MAN'S WEALTH IS IN

THE CITY:

YEAH:

DESTRUCTION OF THE POOR IS

HIS POVERTY:

LORD:

DESTRUCTION OF YOUR SOUL

IS VANITY:

YEAH, AY, YEAH

DO YOU HEAR?

I AND I, I WANNA RULE

MY DESTINY:

YEAH:

I AND I, I WANNA RULE

MY DESTINY:

WHOA, WHOA

DESTINY, MAMA, LOOK FROM WHEN

YOU CALL ME:

DESTINY, MAMA, LOOK FROM WHEN

YOU CALLING:

I WANNA RULE MY DESTINY

YEAH, YEAH

OH, HELP I, PLEASE

JAH JAH MEK MI:

RULE MY DESTINY:

OOH-WHEE, LORD

I'VE BEEN BLESSED

I'VE BEEN TOUCH

I LOVE JAH SO MUCH

THEY KEEP FIGHTING ME

I'M NOT GIVING UP

MAY THE REALMS OF ZION

FILL MY SPIRITUAL CUP

WISDOM OVERSTANDING MUST NEVER

BE TOO MUCH:

GIVE I PROTECTION DAY

AND NIGHT:

FROM EVEN THE PESTILENCE

THAT WAR GET A DAYLIGHT

DESTINY, MAMA, LOOK FROM WHEN

YOU CALLING:

DESTINY:

NO.

[ ALL SHOUTING ]

[ SHOUTING CONTINUES ]

[ COUGHING ]

YES. GOOD.

YEAH, THAT'S IT.

THAT'S IT.

THAT'S IT.

CLEAN, YEAH.

THAT'S IT.

GO ON.

ONE MORE TIME.

AH, BAM, BAM, BAM, BAM, BAM.

THAT'S IT!

THAT'S THE MAN.

COME ON.

LET'S GO.

BUT, DERRICK, YOU HAVE TO MOVE.

STICK AND MOVE.

STICK AND MOVE.

THAT'S IT.

THAT'S IT.

THAT'S IT.

[ Rapping ] ALL I DO IS

STAY FOCUSED:

LOOKING STRAIGHT FORWARD A THE WORLD AND BEYOND

I FEEL PEOPLE:

PULLING ME DOWN:

I FEEL SOME PULLING ME UP

I CAN'T GET STUCK

I JUST KEEP MOVING FORWARD

I GOT PLACES TO GO, MAN

LET'S GO

WHEN THE ARMAGEDDON'S DARK

AND DREAD:

A LOT OF WEAK ARE TO WEEP

AND MOAN:

ONLY THE STRONG:

WILL CONTINUE:

DO YOU HAVE IT IN YOU?

COME, WE'VE GOT A JOURNEY

TO GO:

AND WHEN THE BATTLE GET SOUR

AND DREAD:

A LOT OF WEAK ARE TO WITHER

AND MOAN:

ONLY THE STRONG:

WILL CONTINUE:

I KNOW YOU HAVE IT IN YOU

I KNOW YOU HAVE IT IN YOU

HEY:

THE VICTORY'S FOUND IN TRUTH,

LIKE INNOCENCE FOUND IN YOUTH

SELF-DEFEAT IS YOUR OWN

DISPUTE:

AND, MAN, YOU PUT YOURSELF

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Chris Browne

Chris Browne (born 1952) is an American comic strip artist and cartoonist. He is the son of cartoonist Dik Browne and brother of cartoonist Chance Browne. Browne writes and draws the comic strip Hägar the Horrible, which is distributed by King Features Syndicate. more…

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