Genre:  Drama
Running Time:  86 min.
Release Date: January 13, 2012 (limited)
DVD: April 24, 2012

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Cast: Adepero Oduye, Kim Wayans, Aasha Davis, Nina Daniels, Charles Parnell, Sahra Mellesse, Pernell Walker


Alike (Adepero Oduye) is a 17-year-old African-American girl who lives with her parents (Kim Wayans, Charles Parnell) and younger sister (Sahra Mellesse) in Brooklyn's Fort Greene neighborhood. A gifted student, Alike is quietly but firmly embracing her identity as a lesbian.

With the support of her best friend Laura (Pernell Walker), she is especially eager to find a girlfriend. Wondering how much she can confide in her family, Alike strives to get through adolescence with grace, humor, and tenacity.

Director: Dee Rees
Studio: Alliance Films
Producer(s): Nekisa Cooper
Screenplay: Dee Rees
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