Shots ring out on a Brooklyn street and suddenly a young girl lies dead on her front steps. The killer's name is Zooman (Khalil Kain), and though dozens of neighbors saw the unintentional shooting, no one is willing to come forward with information. Life goes on, a killer goes free, and one grieving, broken father (Louis Gossett Jr.) is forced to take his cry for justice to the media, hoping to spark a confrontation with his daughter's murderer. Charles Dutton and CCH Pounder costar in this powerful original drama.
Assassin Robert Rath (Sylvester Stallone) arrives at a funeral to kill a prominent mobster, only to witness rival hired gun Miguel Bain (Antonio Banderas) complete the job for him -- with grisly results.
Aimlessly whiling away their days in the concrete environs of their dead-end suburbia, Vinz, Hubert, and Said -- a Jew, African, and an Arab -- give human faces to France's immigrant populations, their bristling resentment at their social marginalization slowly simmering until it reaches a climactic boiling point.