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Despite Singleton's accurate recreation of Los Angeles and a strong lead performance from Damson Idris. Snowfall struggles to create a compelling drama from its separate storylines. Rate this season. Oof, that was Rotten. Meh, it passed the time. So Fresh: Absolute Must See! By opting to have your ticket verified for this movie, you are allowing us to check the email address associated with your Rotten Tomatoes account against an email address associated with a Fandango ticket purchase for the same movie. Franklin adjusts to the reality of his new enterprise; Teddy's distrust of Alejandro escalates; and Gustavo confronts his new partners.
Franklin enlists help to retrieve his stolen property; Teddy receives an unexpected visitor in the midst of a weapons deal; and Gustavo, Lucia and Pedro seek a fall guy. Franklin and Leon deal with the thief; Teddy goes to extreme measures to protect the CIA; and Lucia and Gustavo connect in the aftermath of the previous night. Also: Teddy and Alejandro get stranded and Lucia's family vets Gustavo.
Franklin turns to Jerome for guidance, resulting in an unexpected encounter. Also: Teddy contemplates a different future for his family and Gustavo and Lucia enlist business partners from Gustavo's past. Franklin, Leon and Kevin take a game? Also: Teddy deals with a sin from Alejandro's past and Lucia makes Gustavo's partnership official, much to Pedro's dismay.
Franklin's business ramps up, causing a rift in his inexperienced crew. Also: Teddy pulls out all the stops to protect Alejandro and Lucia has a realization while visiting her dying father. Franklin suffers the cost of his business. Also: Teddy's mental state detoriorates as his situation worsens and Gustavo and Lucia discuss how they should proceed.
Franklin solidifies his future; Teddy's hand is forced; and Lucia decides between business and family. View All Snowfall: Season 1 News. The best thing about "Snowfall" is the way it recreates the rhythms of life in era South Central Los Angeles. Somewhere amid all the personalities and plot threads of Snowfall lies a compelling -- and even vital -- story.
Doesn't so much remold the template for the drug-fueled drama as much as allow very well-drawn and well-performed characters to play within it. Snowfall will feel like too much work for some viewers. But those who stick with it will be rewarded with a drama that's both involving and important.
While other shows that feature organized crime have found ways to be extremely funny, this one is missing this aspect. John Singleton's series works very well and leaves promise that there is still plenty to tell. Created by Boyz in the Hood director John Singleton, Snowfall is less about up and coming drug dealers as the cycles of poverty and oppression that the drug trade provides an outlet for.
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How did you buy your ticket? Episodes 1. Make Them Birds Fly. Slow Hand. A Long Time Coming. Baby Teeth. Story of a Scar. The Rubicon. View All Videos View All Photos 1. Set in Los Angeles, where the crack cocaine epidemic is about to hit and change countless lives. Franklin Saint Damson Idris is a drug dealer, striving to rise through the ranks of his drug organization and gain more power.
Cast Damson Idris as Franklin Saint. Sergio Peris-Mencheta as Gustavo Zapata. Carter Hudson as Teddy McDonald. Michael Hyatt as Cissy Saint.
Emily Rios as Luica Villanueva.