Junior Brown

Director: Clément Virgo
Writers: Cameron Bailey, Virginia Hamilton (novel), Clément Virgo
Release Date: 1997
Genre: Drama / Romance
MPAA: Rated R
Runtime: 91 min
Country: Canada
Language: Englishc
Locations: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

The Planet of Junior Brown (1997)

A powerful story about love, struggle and passion of an overprotective mother of piano prodigy Junior Brown. Junior's tormented world of dangerous street friends, crazy neighbors and an eccentric music teacher force him to fight for his chance to escape the ghetto through the music he loves. As he masters his skill with the piano, Junior discovers that the beauty of his music inspires the people around him to reach for their dreams.