R | | Crime, Drama
A former Prohibition-era Jewish gangster returns to the Lower East Side of Manhattan over thirty years later, where he once again must confront the ghosts and regrets of his old life.
Screenwriter Stuart Kaminsky was brought in, as he was Jewish, and had written many 1940s mystery tales, and so could realistically tie the film to the Jewish culture, and still maintain the mystery surrounding David "Noodles" Aaronson's life. Kaminsky was also an... ...
Where is he? Where's he hiding?
Eve: I don't know... I've been looking for him since yesterday.
Beefy: I'm gonna ask you for the last time: Where is he?
Eve: I don't know... What are you gonna do to him?
Beefy: Stay here in case that rat shows up...
In the credits, the song Yesterday is "Used by permission Norther Songs Ltd." where it should say "Northern Songs Ltd." (including the second 'n' in Northern).
Joey Faye is credited as the "adorable old man."
English, Italian, French
$2,412,014 (USA) (3 June 1984)
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