Raising Victor Vargas

Nearly perfect. With a casual brilliance reminiscent of the young Truffaut, writer-director Peter Sollett expanded his award-winning short "Five Feet High and Rising" into one of the most welcome debut features in ages. The setting is New York City's Lower East Side, where teenage Victor Vargas (Victor Rasuk) is sweating out the hot, humid dog days of summer...read more

Where to Watch

Available to Stream

Trailer
02:22 — Raising Victor Vargas is about a 17 year old boy, Victor Vargas (Victor Rasuk), in an urban Latino neighborhood. Victor ends up falling in love with J (more…)

Cast & Details See all »

  • Released: 2003
  • Rating: R
  • Review: Nearly perfect. With a casual brilliance reminiscent of the young Truffaut, writer-director Peter Sollett expanded his award-winning short "Five Feet High and Rising" into one of the most welcome debut features in ages. The setting is New York City's Lower… (more)

Show More »

Trending TonightSee all »