R | | Biography, Crime, Drama
A man robs a bank to pay for his lover's operation; it turns into a hostage situation and a media circus.
Sal's machine gun is a Smith & Wesson M76 with a shortened barrel and the stock removed.
Anybody got a cigarette?
Maria: Yeah, I do - Sylvia, you don't smoke!
Sal: You don't smoke?
Sal: Why do you wanna start now?
Sylvia: I'm scared to death, that's why. What, you don't smoke?
Sylvia: How come?
Sal: I don't want the cancer.
Sylvia: Oh, my God.
Sylvia: Give me the cigarette.
Sal: Go ...
When the doctor speaks to Sonny after his phone conversation with Leon, he begins to reach for the phone in one shot, but in the next his arms are at his side. It is in the second shot that he reaches when he is supposed to.
Opening credits prologue: What you are about to see is true - It happened in Brooklyn, New York on August 22, 1972.
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