Then again, the two places are alike in their own simple ways. A shooting witnessed by the boy nicknamed C is the starting point of a lasting bond between the gangster and the boy. There are many lessons on life to be drawn out of this film, some of which given by Chazz's character Sonny, who plays the most likeable gangster I've seen in cinema. Calogero's father, Lorenzo, wants to have nothing to do with the mob and does his best to keep his son away from Sonny and mob business. Father bus driver Lorenzo , however, disapproves. The Flamingos And The Complexions — I Only Have Eyes For You 2 03:51 15. As I said, it's the whole down-to-earth quality of this movie that I think made it tick.
The Moonglows — Ten Commandments Of Love 04:04 14. A film like this really deserves more recognition. Jerry Butler — For Your Precious Love 02:45 06. Plus, there's funny moments, too. Bells And String Orchestra — Streets Of The Bronx 04:51.
And through DeNiro's direction, we feel the characters' every emotion. Crime Drama Robert De Niro made his directorial debut with this expanded adaptation of Chazz Palminteri's one-character play. Maybe she's your first great one. Donald Byrd — Cristo Redentor 05:40 22. Conteso tra il padre e il gangster, il futuro di Calogero sembra essere deciso. Year: 1993 Genre: Drama, Criminal Actors: Robert De Niro, Chazz Palminteri, Lillo Brancato, Francis Capra, Tara Hicks, Katherine Narducci, Clem Caserta Description The film raises complex and contradictory relationship between the representatives of different generations, the collapse of the old ideals and the rise of new values. The pacing is a little slow but it is done in a way that makes us connect with the characters and the world in the film.
The Rascals — A Beautiful Morning 02:33 09. Description Gangster Sonny is the big man in the Bronx neighborhood of an Italian small boy named Calogero. It was interesting to find out that most of the movie was actually shot in Brooklyn--my hometown. They come along like the great fighters, every ten years. In a great monologue, he explains how he'd rather be feared than loved. C's neighborhood cronies get involved in theft, use of guns, and racial fights.
You're only allowed three great women in your lifetime. The cameo by Joe Pesci is also great. That's the way it goes, you know? And I have to say DeNiro did a dynamic job of casting. This is a simple movie about humanity. The Cleftones — Little Girl Of Mine 03:14 04.
And of course there's the great monlogue that everyone remembers: the car door scene. Tutta la vita ha lottato per impedire al figlio di venire travolto dall'ambiente corrotto del Bronx. And I have to commend my man Bobby D for bringing these images to life in such a vibrant, engrossing way. The boy is at a crossroads and did not know to whose camp is better to join. To add to the emotional intensity, we have an interracial relationship between Brancato and Hicks at a time when Bronx was heavily segregated and whites wanted absolutely nothing to do with blacks.
For me to be this deeply moved by a motion picture is unprecedented. Calogero's father, Lorenzo, wants to have nothing to do with the mob and does his best to keep his son away from Sonny and mob business. He gives one of the best performances I've ever seen and I'm surprised I haven't seen him in any more recent movies. A shooting witnessed by the boy nicknamed C is the starting point of a lasting bond between the gangster and the boy. E' la storia di un bambino di nove anni, Calogero Anello, che diventa amico di un gangster di nome Sonny.
It just happens to be one of the most deeply moving, powerful films I've ever encountered. C's leap to manhood is marked by tragedy, but also by his recognition of the many faces of love. C's leap to manhood is marked by tragedy, but also by his recognition of the many faces of love. C grows up under the wing of both men, torn between his own natural honesty and his fascination with Sonny. This film belongs among the ranks of the greatest gangster films of all time such as: The Godfather Part 1 and 2, Casino, Goodfellas, Once Upon a Time in America, and Gangs of New York. Calogero boy, the son of a bus driver in early childhood witnessed the murder, but he is silent and does not tell law enforcement agencies about who is the killer.