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Director:
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Released:
2006
Rating:
PG-13
The gritty world of New York City street booksellers told in a remarkable story that chronicles their lives and loves and their unique perspectives on life... ...see the Mayor and the NYPD try to shut them down! **WINNER New York Underground Film Festival** IFP Gotham Award Nominee "Superb...mesmerizing" NY Film Critics Circle "Hilarious...fascinating" The New Yorker "Terrific" LA Times [Note: all copies sold through Customflix and Amazon.com are for individual home use only; please note we use a different movie design when selling through Customflix and Amazon.com, which enables us to track sales of these units. Libraries and others seeking public performace rights, please contact camerado@camerado.com for more information on how to purchase units with those rights]

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  • 63

    New York Post Lou Lumenick

    In monotonous narration, Rosette rants that the vendors' right to free speech should allow them to obstruct sidewalks, but the portrait of his subculture is so vaguely rendered, it...

  • 60

    TV Guide Magazine

    Rosette's film takes on a seriously Orwellian cast when the sellers mobilize to wage a civil war of words against the Big Brotherly NYC bureaucrats and academics trying to sweep th...

  • 30

    The New York Times A.O. Scott

    The movie is like spending an idle afternoon browsing, and not buying.

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