Though it gets high marks for good intentions, THE SAINT OF FORT WASHINGTON, a problem movie about homelessness, does not succeed dramatically.
Matthew (Matt Dillon), a schizophrenic estranged from his mother and unable to navigate the maze of social service agencies that might help him, finds himself homeless after the single room occupancy hotel in which he has been living is demolished. Jerry (Danny Glover) is a veteran of the
streets. A Vietnam vet with shrapnel in his leg and a broken marriage and failed business behind him, he's an old hand at making do in shelters and squats. The two men meet in a Fort Washington shelter and Jerry takes naive, sweet-nat...