Little Fugitive


1h 30m 2006

Brief Synopsis

A tale of two siblings set in present-day Brooklyn. With his father in jail and his mother working long hours at a nursing home, Lenny, age 11, is burdened with the responsibility of looking after his younger brother, Joey, age 7. Lenny plays a practical joke on his little brother. When the joke goe

Film Details

Release Date
2006
Location
New York City, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 30m

Synopsis

A tale of two siblings set in present-day Brooklyn. With his father in jail and his mother working long hours at a nursing home, Lenny, age 11, is burdened with the responsibility of looking after his younger brother, Joey, age 7. Lenny plays a practical joke on his little brother. When the joke goes too far, however, Joey runs away to Coney Island. Anxious, Lenny searches for his younger brother. As night falls and Joey does not return, Lenny fears the worst. He regrets his actions and becomes more and more desperate to find his little brother--alive and unharmed.

Film Details

Release Date
2006
Location
New York City, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 30m

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Recipient of a Certificate for Outstanding Achievement in Editing at the 2006 Brooklyn International Film Festival.

Released in United States 2006

Released in United States June 2006

Shown at Brooklyn International Film Festival (Narrative Feature) June 2-11, 2006.

Shown at Nantucket Film Festival June 19-23, 1996.

Shown at Seattle International Film Festival (New American Cinema Competition) May 25-June 18, 2006.

Remake of Morris Engel's "The Little Fugitive" (USA/1953), which was nominated for an Oscar for best screenplay and won the Silver Lion award at the Venice Film Festival.

Previously set up at Disney.

Released in United States 2006

Selected in 1997 for inclusion in the Library of Congress' National Film Registry.

Released in United States 2006 (Shown at Seattle International Film Festival (New American Cinema Competition) May 25-June 18, 2006.)

Released in United States June 2006 (Shown at Brooklyn International Film Festival (Narrative Feature) June 2-11, 2006.)