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On The Corner (2003)

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Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside is known far and wide as the heroin capital of North America. Drugs and prostitution are rampant here but this film looks for the light and hope that seems able to endure in some people. On the Corner is the story of Angel, a young native prostitute and heroin addict who makes up her mind to leave the streets, but must return to temptation and despair in order to rescue her younger brother, Randy. The script is loosely based on the lives of some of the street people that Nathaniel Geary worked with when he spent six years as a counsellor at the Portland Hotel, a city-owned shelter for drug addicts and the mentally ill. Scenes from the film were shot around the hotel, and local residents were hired as extras.

95 minutes – Drama
Release date: June 18, 2004
DVD release date: September 21, 2004
Canadian distributor: TVA Films
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MAIN CAST:
Alex Rice
Simon Baker
Katharine Isabelle
JR Bourne
Tina Keeper
Gordon Tootoosis
Margo Kane
Brent Stait
L. Harvey Gold
Renae Morriseau
Robert Harper
Brock Johnson
Tom Pickett
Paul Jarret
Michael P. Northey
Venus Terzo
Darren E. Scott
Candace O’Conner
Alex Dafoe
Maybelle Pacak
Karen Powell
Wendy Hyman
Marc Stephenson
Tina House
Craig Stapleton
Nathaniel Geary
Nathaniel Geary
Brian Johnson
Michael Brockington
Michael Campitelli



Angel
Randy
Stacey Lee
Cliffe
Charlotte
Floyd
Dolly
Wade
Bernie
Glenda
Old Man
Dealer
John in car
John in mini-van
Driver
Doctor
Cop
Nurse
John in alley