LUV

Synopsis: An 11-year-old boy gets a crash course in what it means to be a man when he spends a day with the ex-convict uncle he idolizes.
Genre: Crime, Drama
Director(s): Sheldon Candis
Production: Indomina Media Inc.
  1 win & 4 nominations.
 
IMDB:
6.0
Metacritic:
52
Rotten Tomatoes:
37%
R
Year:
2012
94 min
$151,089
Website
42 Views

[locusts buzzing]

- IN THE REAL WORLD,

I FEEL LOST.

THERE'S ONLY ONE PLACE

I FEEL OKAY.

IT'S A PLACE INSIDE ME...

WHERE I CAN HIDE

FROM EVERYTHING.

- [echoing]

WOODY.

WHY DID YOU LEAVE?

- I DON'T KNOW.

- DOES DADDY LOVE US?

- YES.

YES.

VERY MUCH.

WOODY.

[Woody laughs]

- WOODY!

- [grunts]

[muttering]

- WHAT YOU GONNA DO?

I'M THE MAN.

I'MA KILL YOU!

YOU WANNA DIE, RIGHT?

HA HA.

OH, YOU WERE SCARED.

I KNEW IT.

I SAW IT IN YOUR EYES.

YOU WERE SCARED.

- WOODY.

VINCENT.

BREAKFAST IF Y'ALL WANT IT.

[TV in background]

- DANG, UNC.

YOU LOOK LIKE A MILLION DOLLARS.

- OH, YEAH?

THAT'S WHAT'S UP,

LITTLE HOPPER.

- SO, UH, YOU GONNA GIVE ME

A RIDE TO SCHOOL TODAY?

- YOU DO ALL YOUR HOMEWORK?

- YUP.

- ALL RIGHT, I GOT YOU.

- [whispering] THANK YOU.

- [whispering] YOU'RE WELCOME.

- THANKS, MOM.

- YOU'RE WELCOME.

LET'S SAY OUR GRACE.

DEAR GOD...

THANK YOU FOR THE FOOD

WE ARE ABOUT TO RECEIVE.

AND LORD,

I THANK YOU SO MUCH

FOR BRINGING MY SON HOME

TO HIS FAMILY.

AMEN.

- AND ONE MORE THING, GOD.

PLEASE:

BRING MY MOTHER HOME TOO.

- AMEN.

- GRANDMA, YOU THINK WE COULD

GO DOWN SOUTH THIS SUMMER?

- WELL, BABY, YOU KNOW

GRANDMA'S EYES GOT REAL BAD.

AND...I AIN'T SUPPOSED

TO BE DRIVING AT NIGHT.

- PLEASE?

EVERY SUMMER,

YOU SAY WE CAN DO IT.

BUT THEN WE NEVER GO.

PLEASE.

UNCLE V COULD DRIVE.

- BABY...

YOUR MOTHER LOVES YOU.

YOU HEAR ME?

SHE'S JUST DOWN

IN NORTH CAROLINA TRYING TO...

TRYING TO WORK SOME STUFF OUT.

- BET IF SHE SAW ME,

SHE'D WANNA COME BACK.

UNCLE V,

CAN YOU PASS THE HONEY?

- MA, I NEED YOU TO SIGN THESE.

- I DON'T REALLY UNDERSTAND

WHAT YOU'RE DOING.

AND...WHO IS MICHAEL WOODS?

- THIS GIVES ME PERMISSION

SO I CAN GET A LOAN ON A HOUSE

SO I CAN GE MY BUSINESS STARTED.

THAT'S ALL IT IS.

WHAT YOU ALWAYS TELL ME?

WELL, IF YOU DON'T WORK

YOU DON'T EAT.

- I KNOW WHAT I USED

TO ALWAYS TELL YOU.

BUT SPEAKING OF WORK, DID YOU

CALL MISS TINY ABOUT THAT JOB

DOWN AT UMBC?

- I AIN'T TRYING TO WORK

FOR NOBODY.

I'M GONNA BE MY OWN BOSS.

- I GET IT.

[emotional music]

- THE BENZ IS STILL HOT,

HUH, MAN?

- YUP.

- SO LET ME LIVE

OR LET ME KNOW:

YOU CAN'T SEE

OUT YOUR WINDOW:

NOTHING CAN MESS UP

OUR FLOW:

IF WE BUILD...

- IS THAT SUPPOSED

TO BE JESUS?

- YEAH.

- JESUS AIN'T BLACK.

- MINE IS.

LOOK LIKE YOU.

MAKE YOU FEEL ANY BETTER?

- SO WHAT'S UP

WITH YOUR REPORT CARD?

I SAW IT.

WHAT'S GOING ON?

- I GET DISTRACTED EASY.

- DISTRACTED?

WHAT YOU DISTRACTED BY?

YOU DON'T PLAY NO SPORTS.

YOU DON'T LIKE GIRLS.

- I LIKE GIRLS!

- YOU LIKE GIRLS.

IT'S NOT WHETHER YOU LIKE GIRLS.

DO THEY LIKE YOU?

- YEAH, THEY LIKE ME.

I BE HOLLERIN' AT SHORTIES

ALL THE TIME.

- OH, YEAH?

WHAT YOU BE SAYING TO 'EM?

- HUH?

- WHAT YOU SAY--TO GET THE

SHORTIES YOU GOTTA DO SOMETHING.

WHAT YOU DO?

- I'M GOOD WITH COMPOSITION.

- COMPOSITION?

WHAT?

- I LIKE TO WRITE STORIES.

DRAW PICTURES.

LIKE A COMIC BOOK.

man outside:
YO!

- WHAT UP, PIMP?

YOU DREW THAT?

- YEAH.

- ONLY THING,

YOU DREW MY GUNS TOO SMALL.

LOOK AT THIS.

OH!

[laughter]

YOU CAN PUNCH I HARDER THAN THAT.

UGH, UGH, UGH, UGH.

YOUR UNC GOT SOME GUNS ON HIM.

MAN, YOU TALENTED, BOY.

- THANKS.

- MAKE SURE YOU DO

YOUR HOMEWORK,

TAKE CARE OF YOUR BUSINESS

YOU GOTTA TAKE CARE OF.

YOU FEEL ME?

- YEAH, I DO MY HOMEWORK.

- SO I'LL BE BACK HERE

AT 3:
30, ALL RIGHT?

- ALL RIGHT.

- WHO'S THAT?

- KENISHA BARTON.

FINEST GIRL IN MY SCHOOL.

- SHE CHECKING YOU OUT.

GO HOLLER AT HER, WOOD.

LOOK, SHE LOOKING AT YOU.

WHAT YOU HIDING FOR?

- UNCLE, PLEASE STOP.

YOU'RE EMBARRASSING ME.

- NO, I AIN'T EMBARRASSING YOU.

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