Dedicated to Ruben Blades, Adal Maldonado and Piri Thomas
The players: Pete Bonaparte as Pedro
Jose “Watu” Feliciano as thug #1
Luis Gonzalez as thug #2
Joey Rios as thug #3
Pedro character is based on a song, Pedro Navaja, by Ruben Blades.
Down These Mean Streets title lifted from the book of the same name by Piri Thomas.
The story line was influenced by the work of Adal Maldonado.