An unusual melodrama set in a largely black Canadian community. Three stories and countless subplots unfold in a Toronto housing project over Easter weekend: An unhappy young woman (Rachel Crawford) broods over a breakup; a boxer (Richard Chevolleau) comes to terms
with his homosexuality; a drug dealer (Maurice Dean Wint) tries to patch things up with his wife (Melanie Nicholls-King), a rookie cop. Shot in intense, saturated color and art-directed with tremendous panache, the film holds its multiple narratives together through the device of pirate radio DJ
Rude (Sharon M. Lewis), whose meditations on sex, drugs, race, class and violence are delivered in a voice tha...