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Man Push Cart

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Man Push Cart

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
Unrated
runtime:
87 minutes
Limited Release Date:
09/08/06
performer:
Leticia Dolera, Ahmad Razvi
director:
Ramin Bahrani
distributor:
Films Philos
author:
75695
genre:
Drama

We gave it a B

Yes, this gritty pic, Man Push Cart, about a Pakistani immigrant (Razvi) who spends his days hauling a coffee cart in Manhattan resorts to obvious plot devices (Abandoned kitten: good. Blowhard yuppie: bad). But writer-director Ramin Bahrani’s vision of urban despair is so vivid, you can almost smell the bottomless cups of joe. EXTRAS Bahrani offers two curious shorts (one starring stray dogs, the other Lisa Bonet) and laces a commentary with anecdotes from the low-budget shoot. Razvi briefly stopped speaking to Bahrani after dragging the cart through barreling truck traffic for a scene. B

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