Kill the Poor

Kill the Poor (2003)

  • Genre: Comedy, Drama
  • Release Date: 2003-03-09
  • User Rating: 5/10 from 2 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 25min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: IFC Productions
  • Production Country: United States of America
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When a marriage of convenience becomes the real thing, Joe moves his pregnant French wife to a tenement building on New York's Lower East Side. The street is like a war zone with none of the nostalgic appeal that Joe remembers from tales of his immigrant grandparents arriving in the same neighborhood with a new life. This is the urban frontier filled with comic mixture of gentrifies, homeboys, dealers and local residents simply bent on staying a float

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  • Clara Bellar

    as Annabelle Peltz
  • Heather Burns

    as Scarlet
  • Jon Budinoff

    as Segundo Dejesus
  • Paul Calderon

    as Carlos DeJesus
  • Lawrence Gilliard Jr.

    as Spike
  • Cliff Gorman

    as Yakov
  • David Krumholtz

    as Joe Peltz
  • Chuck Low

    as Bruno
  • Maryfrances Careccia

    as Rose
  • Chris Hutchison

    as Joel
  • Julianna DeDonno

    as Constance, Toddler
  • Annie Crean

    as Constance, Six Months
  • Victor Pagan

    as Attila
  • Otto Sanchez

    as Negrito
  • Jaime Tirelli

    as Beneficio
  • Ginger Taylor

    as Constance, Newborn
  • Angel Santiago

    as Friend of Segundo
  • Millie Tirelli

    as Beneficia
  • Fisher Stevens

    as Stuffed Shirt
  • Zak Orth

    as Butch
Production John Malkovich Producer
Production Gary Winick Producer
Production Alexis Alexanian Producer
Writing Joel Rose Author
Production Lianne Halfon Producer
Production Russell Smith Producer
Directing Alan Taylor Director
Writing Daniel Handler Author
Production Ruth Charny Producer
Production Jonathan Shoemaker Producer
Sound Michael Delory Original Music Composer
Sound Anna Domino Original Music Composer
Camera Harlan Bosmajian Director of Photography
Editing Malcolm Jamieson Editor
Costume & Make-Up Marie Abma Costume Design
Art Shannon Robert Bowen Art Direction
Production Jen Rudin Casting
Art Rick Butler Production Design