R | | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A modern day adaptation of the ancient Greek play Lysistrata by Aristophanes, set against the backdrop of gang violence in Chicago, Illinois.
John Cusack's character is based on Father Michael Pfleger, a Roman Catholic priest of the Archdiocese of Chicago and a social activist. The funeral scene takes place in Father Pfleger's church, Saint Sabina, in Chicago's Auburn-Gresham neighborhood. Father Pfleger also makes a cameo as himself in the film.
Father Mike Corridan:
We go from third-rate schools to first class high-tech prisons.
At the end when the peace signing ceremony is being conducted all the parties involved are on one side of the signing table which is in front of them between the seats of the amphitheater with all the visible seats empty.
$1,198,453 6 December 2015
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