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AFI Movie Club: GOOK

The story of an unlikely friendship forged against the backdrop of the 1992 LA uprisingGOOK was written and directed by Justin Chon and edited by AFI Conservatory alum Reynolds Barney (AFI Class of 2016). At the Sundance Film Festival where the film premiered, it won the NEXT Audience Award as well as the Grand Jury Award for Best Narrative Feature Film, Best Director and Best Actress for Simone Baker. 

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Where to stream GOOK

GOOK – Reelgood

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Comments (1)

Max Fraley

GOOK is a viewing experience you will remember.
The lead roles are portrayed with great depth and
understanding making them truly believable. The
filming and cinematography within a “risky
neighborhood more than stamps this project with
realism. Director Justin Chon deserves all the
accolades he has received for this production and
I’m hoping he is destined for many more
opportunities . I’ll be waiting and watching.


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