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Exclusive Clip: Common Shows the 'LUV'

by 12:26 PM PST, January 09, 2013
Playing Exclusive Clip: Common Shows the 'LUV'

A young boy's opportunity to learn how to become a man from his uncle takes a dramatic turn in the coming-of-age movie LUV starring Common and newcomer Michael Rainey Jr. Watch an exclusive clip!

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In theaters January 18, LUV follows 11-year-old Woody (Rainey Jr.), a timid Baltimore orphan who jumps at the opportunity to join his uncle Vincent (Common) on a field trip of life lessons. A street hustler and former drug dealer just released from an 8-year-stint in prison, Vincent is looking to start fresh with his own crab shack restaurant. But when Vincent's denied a bank loan and is tempted to return to his old life and work for a crime boss (Dennis Haysbert), Woody is forced to grow up faster than he expected and choose who his true heroes really are.

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Directed by Sheldon Canis, the Sundance indie favorite also stars Danny Glover, Charles S, Dutton, Meagan Good and Lonette McKee.

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