Explicit IllsIn theaters: March 6th, 2009 Copyright © 2009 Peace Arch Entertainment
The directorial debut of actor Mark Webber (“Broken Flowers”), “Explicit Ills” follows four inter-connecting stories revolving around love, drugs and poverty in Philadelphia. Babo, an asthma ridden seven-year-old lives with his mother in the badlands of North Philly. His neighbor Demetri transforms himself into a well-read "smart" boy in order to get the girl. Michelle, a well-off art student is quick to fall into a drug induced love-affair with her dealer Jacob. Kaleef and Jill’s marriage is strained as they pursue their dreams of bringing "produce to the people" as their teenage son Heslin focuses on competing in the World’s Strongest Man competition.
- Director:Mark Webber
- Cast:Paul Dano, Rosario Dawson, Naomie Harris, Lou Taylor Pucci, Frankie Shaw