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31 Ratings

Joe the King

Directed by Frank Whaley
United States, 1999
Drama, Crime


A destitute 14 year old struggles to keep his life together despite harsh abuse at his mother’s hands, harsher abuse at his father’s, and a growing separation from his slightly older brother.

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Joe the King Directed by Frank Whaley

Awards & Festivals

Sundance Film Festival

1999 | Winner: Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award

Gotham Awards

1999 | Nominee: Open Palm Award

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