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Friday, November 27, 2020

Rooftops (1989)

This is the story of a young man named T, a misunderstood loner who has escaped the heartless streets of New York's Lower East Side to make a life for himself on the rooftops of banded tenement buildings. T and the other homeless kids live by their wits at an empty lot they call the Garden of Eden. In his rock n' roll paradise, T encounters the alluring Elana. They are immediately attracted to each other, and their passion soon grows into an explosive love affair. Unexpectedly, T discovers that Elana is connected with a ruthless street gang of killers. When he confronts her with the truth, T is suddenly caught up in a deadly, heart-pounding struggle.