" A new (weird) kid moves into a tough neighborhood controlled by gangs, and tries to teach them poetry.
The movie was first shown at The Cannes Film Festival in 1987 and released into U.S. theaters the next year. In 1989, Vestron Video released the movie on videocassette. The movie has never been released on DVD " wikipedia
" They were victims of the street, until they caught... the beat !"