Marvin And Tige

  • 1983
  • Movie
  • PG
  • Drama

Tige Jackson (Gibran Brown) is an 11-year-old black street kid, left alone after his mother dies. The child is rescued from suicide by a failed middle-aged white man, Marvin Stewart (John Cassavetes), and gradually a bond forms between the two. When Tige becomes ill, Marvin discovers that the boy's father is now the parent of three additional children and...read more

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An alcoholic, one-time executive becomes a surrogate father to a troubled 11-year-old boy. Cassavetes supported his uncommercial personal projects with his firey and realistic acting, brings a touch of class to this slightly maudlin social study.

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  • Released: 1983
  • Rating: PG
  • Review: Tige Jackson (Gibran Brown) is an 11-year-old black street kid, left alone after his mother dies. The child is rescued from suicide by a failed middle-aged white man, Marvin Stewart (John Cassavetes), and gradually a bond forms between the two. When Tige b… (more)

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