indie flick "On The Outs" Relased on DVD
5/20/06 - LatinRapper.com news / Cornerstone Promotion press
A provocative, hard-hitting
look at three young girls from the same tough neighborhood who
all make the wrong choices--ultimately crossing paths in
juvenile hall before continuing along on their own difficult
journeys. On the Outs, which received widespread
critical acclaim when it premiered theatrically in January,
will be released on DVD May 9th from Polychrome Pictures.
A fictional film based on the stories of real girls from the
streets and juvenile detention who lent their voices and
unique stories to the filmmakers, On the Outs features complex
and nuanced performances in a gritty film with smart editing
and a unique use of hand-held cameras to create a jarring
In On the Outs, Anny Mariano is Suzette, the sheltered,
15-year-old daughter of a single mother whose first crush on
the wrong boy has life-changing repercussions. Judy Marte
(Raising Victor Vargas) is Oz, a 17-year-old drug dealer with
her own corner and street cred. Paola Mendoza (also a
co-creator of the film) is Marisol, a crack-addled,
17-year-old, single mother struggling with her addiction and
to retain custody of her child.
Directed by Lori Silverbush (who also wrote the screenplay)
and Michael Skolnik, On the Outs was filmed in Jersey City.
The film's title is taken from a term used to refer to the
outside world by residents of a detention center.
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