City of Hope Movie Review 1991

Information and Film Reviews for City of Hope the Movie

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The picture that "Bonfire of the Vanities" wanted to be, an eventful few days in the fictional metropolis of Hudson: an ugly racial incident threatens to snowball, the corrupt mayor pushes a shady real-estate deal, and a botched robbery has profound implications. Some of the subplots resolve too easily, but this cynical, crazy-quilt of urban life is worthy of comparison with "American Graffiti" and "Nashville" as pure Americana.


Sony Pictures Home Video, Sony Pictures Plz., 10202 W. Washington Blvd., Culver City, CA 90232, Phone: (310)244-7306, Fax: (310)280-2485, URL:, Remarks: Formerly Columbia Tristar Home Entertainment

Available on VHS
Running time 132 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Director/Star Teams: Sayles & Strathairn, Yuppie Nightmares, Director/Star Teams: Sayles & Cooper
John Sayles
Vincent Spano, Tony LoBianco, Joe Morton, Todd Graff, David Strathairn, Anthony John (Tony) Denison, Barbara Williams, Angela Bassett, Gloria Foster, Lawrence Tierney, John Sayles, Maggie Renzi, Kevin Tighe, Chris Cooper, Jace Alexander, Frankie Faison, Michael Mantell, Josh Mostel, Joe Grifasi, Louis Zorich, Gina Gershon, Rose Gregorio, Bill Raymond, Maeve Kinkead, Ray Aranha
Robert Richardson
John Sayles
Mason Daring
Esperanza Inc.


Ind. Spirit 1992: Support. Actor (Strathairn).

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