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Falling Awake

Rating:R (for pervasive language, some violence and brief sexual content)
Genre:Romance, Suspense/Thriller
Release Date:January 29, 2010
Running time:110 minutes
Cast:Jenna Dewan, Andrew Cisneros, Nestor Serrano, Julie Carmen, Nicholas Gonzalez
Director:Agustin
Producer:Andrew Adelson
Writer:Agustin, Doug Klozzner
Distributor:IFC

Web Site: http://www.fallingawakefilm.com/

Description: Jay, a young Latino musician in the Bronx, struggles to find his identity in a home crowded with family members and a neighborhood of loyal friends and dangerous enemies. After he meets the beautiful Manhattanite Alessandra, his determination to reach toward a wider world and realize his musical dreams becomes even stronger. But, he is tied by loyalty to his friends and to his ex-Marine brother, and by the expectations of his frustrated, angry father. As Jay fights to break free of the cycles of anger and violence that grip his life and his neighborhood, he learns that only love can help him grasp his elusive chance at happiness, and comes to a new understanding that helps him take the long, uncertain leap into his future.

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