Hidden Gem: 25th Hour

Director: Spike Lee

Starring: Edward Norton, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Barry Pepper, Rosario Dawson, Anna Paquin, Brian Cox

Country: USA

Year: 2002

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Montgomery “Monty” Brogan (Norton) is about to serve a seven-year prison sentence for dealing drugs. For his last night of freedom, he meets with his childhood friends, Slaughtery (Pepper) and Jacob (Hoffman), and his long-term girlfriend Naturelle (Dawson). They party and talk and fight, and Monty tries to determine who really sold him out, all while fearing the morning that awaits him.

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