LONG WAY HOME

Peter Sollett

LONG WAY HOME

RAISING VICTOR VARGAS

Status: Completed

Director(s): Peter Sollett

Main cast: Victor Rasuk, Donna Maldonado, Kevin Rivera

Long synopsis : New York’sLower East Side swelters in the heat of a long summer. 16-year-old Victor, his pain-in-the-ass sister Vicki and shy little brother Nino are going stir-crazy in their cramped tenement apartment, all under Grandma’swatchful eye. When Victor gets busted in Fat Donna’sbedroom by his best friend Harold, he’smortified. He really doesn™t want this getting out. Then, at the pool, he sees Judy with her friend Melonie. Cool, self-possessed, Judy’sa beautiful mystery – every guy in the neighbourhood’shitting on her. Victor thinks he’sin love He hears that she just ditched her boyfriend and fixes an introduction through her brother. But Judy’slooking for something more than a boyfriend. Something she needs but can™t name. Something real, something special. She’snot going to compromise for anything less.

Cast

  • Victor Rasuk, Donna Maldonado, Kevin Rivera, Krystal Rodriguez, Judy Marte, Melonie Diaz

Crew

  • Producer(s): Alain De La Mata, Scott Macaulay, Robin O’Hara, Peter Sollett
  • Director(s): Peter Sollett
  • Screenplay: Peter Sollett, Eva Vives
  • DP: Tim Orr
  • Editing: Myron I. Kerstein
  • Original Music: Roy Nathanson
  • Set Design: Judy Becker
  • Original Title: RAISING VICTOR VARGAS
  • Genre(s): Drama, Romance

  • Production company: FORENSIC FILMS, STUDIOCANAL
  • Production date: 2002
  • Language: English
  • Duration: 87 min

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