Picks and Pans Review: Grand Avenue
updated 07/01/1996 AT 01:00 AM EDT
•originally published 07/01/1996 AT 01:00 AM EDT
Robert Redford is the executive producer of this brooding drama about a family of Native Americans who move to the inner city seeking a new life. But drive-by shootings, knife fights, unsympathetic employers and Mom's alcoholism make them all wish they had mapped out this relocation strategy more carefully. Good idea but depressing, depressing, and several of the Designer Navajo cast members are a mite unbelievable as doomed ghetto dwellers.