This film adaptation of the late poet Jim Carroll's --The Basketball Diariesâ€– follows his tumultuous upbringing in New York City as a promising high school basketball player turned homeless junkie. The film boasts an all-star cast that includes Michael Imperoli, Juliette Lewis and OscarÂ®-nominees Mark Wahlberg and Lorraine Bracco. Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio (Shutter Island), Mark Wahlberg (The Lovely Bones), Lorraine Bracco, Juliette Lewis (Whip It), Michael Imperioli.
Bruno Kirby,Juliette Lewis,Leonardo DiCaprio,Lorraine Bracco,Michael Rapaport,Markie Mark
A high school basketball player's dream of playing pro ball goes up in smoke because of a heroin addiction. Based on Jim Carroll's autobiography of triumph over tragedy.