Stevie

Genre:  Documentary
Running Time:  140 min.
Release Date: April 11, 2003
DVD: September 9, 2003

Current rating: Rating: 4.24
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Cast: Stephen Dale Fielding, Verna Hagler, Bernice Hagler, Brenda Hickam, Doug Hickam, Tonya Gregory

Synopsis

As a child, Stevie had been placed and removed from every foster home in Southern Illinois and as an adult, he was arrested for a wide range of criminal acts. Having lost touch for 10 years, Steve James revisits the friendship the now mid-twenties Fielding. During the course of filming, Steve is arrested for a horrifying crime. James struggles between his affection for Stevie and the reality of the crime he has committed while exploring the forces that shaped Stevie's life. Stevie is ultimately a film about the humanity and compassion that can be found in even the darkest and unlikely places.

Director: Steve James
Studio: Lions Gate Films
Producer(s): Steve James, Adam Singer, Gordon Quinn
Official Site: www.steviethemovie.com

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