This obscure independent feature wrestles with the problems of child abuse and slum life but ends up exploiting both. Paul (Brendan Ward) and Michelle (Melissa Esposito) are young runaways who escape the cruel attentions of their foster father (Martin Zurla). Paul manages to steal some
incriminating kiddie-porn photographs taken of a fellow foster child, who was sexually abused and then murdered. Scared and alone with no place to go, the children find shelter in the basement of a South Bronx apartment building and subsist on garbage can cuisine. Eventually they cross paths with
another pair of siblings, Tony (Mario Van Peebles) and Chrissie (Megan Van Peebles), who...