Scheme C6 | Chicago Reader

You searched for:

Search for…

Narrow Search

  • Author

  • Rating

  • Show only

Made in San Francisco with members of the Tenderloin yGroup, an improvistaory acting workshop that includes homeless people, this 2001 video centers on a young man from a rich but shady family who chooses a life of petty crime after hearing rumors that his father had his brother murdered. The actors' riffs provide the best moments, like the pathetically amateurish rap about AIDS a would-be music promoter lays down for the family's uncomprehending patriarch. But the subplot-laden script is too calculated and melodramatic, and director Rob Nilsson's mannered video-effects (frames within frames, color mixed with black and white) work against the documentary feel and the actors' raw sincerity. 97 min.

Now Playing

Sorry there are no upcoming showtimes for Scheme C6

Reviews/comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a review


Roll over stars and click to rate.