The Land

Synopsis: THE LAND tells the story of four teenage boys who devote their summer to escaping the streets of Cleveland, Ohio to pursue a dream life of professional skateboarding. But when they get caught in the web of the local Queen-pin, their motley brotherhood is tested, threatening to make this summer their last.
Genre: Drama
Director(s): Steven Caple Jr.
Production: Low Spark Films
  2 wins & 3 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
104 min


- Do you even care

about your future?

I... I mean..

35 days absent.

There is no way we can pass you.

No way.

Hey, Cisco, we are here for

the same thing every time.

What are you doing with your


- Yeah, I..

Babe, I'm on my way home now.

- Did you hear what I just said?

- Yeah, yeah, I heard you.

- Alright, then look at me

when I'm talkin' to you

and take your feet

down off my desk.

Now, look, I know you don't care

about your diploma

but you are close

to finishing your trade.

- To be a mechanic. Bullshit.

- Better than being a bum.

- So what did you say

were my choices, again?

- Automotive technology.

Auto repair.

Auto manufacturing.

- F*ck my life.

- What?

- Hmm?

- Huh?

- I didn't say anything.

- Nursing... Culinary.

- Fucking kid's

in front of the car.

- Finally passed

all your classes.

That's some big deal.

You got one more year and you

will be a certified welder.

- Yay.

- You have to do something

with your life, Cisco.

What are you good at?

- Hey! Yo! Go home!

Go the f*ck home!

Get out of the street.

Yo, get the f*ck out of..

- What are you doing?

Put your mask back on, bro.

- I can't breathe

with this shit.

- Get that motherfucker

out of there, bro.

Get that motherfucker

out of there. Let's go!

- Junior, what the f*ck,

you can't drive.

- Shut the f*ck up, Patty.

Shut the f*ck up.

Get in the whip!

Get in the whip!

- Come on, come on, come on.

- You talking about gears?

It's a automatic, fool!

- Shut the f*ck up, bro!

- This ain't no stick!

This ain't no stick!

That's a red light.

That's a red light.

- Stop touching

the steering wheel!

- You're about to

fucking kill us, man!

- Yo!

This camera's dope.

But we could record

our tricks on this.

- Yo, come on, bro,

I'm trying to get to the crib.

- Yo, Patty!


Bro, that's the ugliest shit

I've ever seen.

- Aw, hell no!

- Yo, junior, stop playin', man,

- you a hater.

- Yo, Cisco.


- Seventy-five bucks?

- Yo, take it or leave it, man.

- This car's a 95, mint shape.

You can get like

a stack for the body.

- Engine's full...

- Who is this fucking kid?

The car's old, it's busted.

- You playing us, abi-kadabi?

- Yo, Cisco, man,

who am I dealin' with?

You or your crew?

- Come on, Hassan.

- Yo, take it or leave it.

- That's fucked up, dude.

- Better car...

Better pay, boys.

- On the real, Cisco

we can't keep doin'

this shit for chump change.

- It's better than nothin'.

- But he smells funny.

- I don't care

if he smells funny.

Your job is to make

the customer happy.

Baby, just don't

do it on my bed.

- I mean, how are you

gonna be happy when..

- I know, I know.

I know, baby.

- What's up, grandma?


- You buy groceries?

- You miss daddy?

- Hmm.

- You miss daddy, hm?

- Really?

School lunches?

- What's up, pops?

- Hey.

What's up, boy?

- Mama left you

some food on the stove.

- And the welding masks,

they comin' in next week.


- Oh, shit, not here, come on.

Let's go this way. Alright.

Oh, shit. Oh!

- Hey, what's up, girl?

- Three dollars, you could take

her home and keep her, huh?

- What's up, slick?

- Whaddup?

- You're gonna get fired.

- Shit, I wish.

I hate this fucking job.

If I had young ones,

I would have dang quit.

You got pancakes and milk,

but no syrup?

How you gonna eat

these dry-ass pancakes..

With water?

Slide $7.50, man.

Want a bag?

- Aye, Cisco the kid.

What's up?

- Harry bush tits, whaddup?

- Shit, man.

Just trying to get

this bus fare.


Appreciate you, bro.

Appreciate you.

Brent! Yo, Brent!

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Steven Caple Jr.

Steven Caple Jr. is an American film director, producer, and screenwriter. His credits include The Land (2016), A Different Tree, and Prentice-N-Fury’s Ice Cream Adventure. In 2017 Forbes named Caple Jr. one of the 30 Under 30 in Hollywood & Entertainment. more…

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Submitted on August 05, 2018


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