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Lotto Land

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Release Date: September 22, 1995Running Time: 87 mins.
MPAA Rating: None
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance

Larry Gilliard
Wendell Holmes
Barbara Gonzalez
Suzanne Costallos

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Hanks Stokes, a young African-American man from Brooklyn, graduates from high school to a job stocking shelves in a liquor store. Most of his friends, however, have graduated to the instant financial gratification of petty drug dealing. Hank yearns to escape his neighborhood and spends his entire savings on lottery tickets hoping to win the $27 Million Dollar Jackpot. His dad, Milt, doesn't set much of an example--working a brain-numbing job at the phone company and soothing the ache of a ruined marriage and a dead-end career as a musician with his constant companion--a bottle of whiskey. Hank seeks his comfort through Joy, his Latina girlfriend, who has her eyes set on the future. As their ... Full Summary >>