The Public (2018)

PG-13   |    |  Drama


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An act of civil disobedience turns into a standoff with police when homeless people in Cincinnati take over the public library to seek shelter from the bitter cold.


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7 July 2020 | Xstal
9
| The Homeless of Cincinnati Exercise Their Human Right not to Die...
... when the night temperature plummets and they take shelter in the public library supported by some of the staff, much to the annoyance of a local politician - outstanding performances all round in a film you'll want to revisit again and again.

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Release Date:

25 July 2019

Language

English, Sign Languages


Country of Origin

USA

Filming Locations

Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$259,455 7 April 2019

Gross USA:

$573,503

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$644,740

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