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.
The "Song of Songs", as read in the Jewish Bible, is heard twice in the film. The first time, Deborah catches David "Noodles" Aaronson spying on her and recites it to him; and the second time, David "Noodles" Aaronson recites it to Deborah while ... ...
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...
During the scene when the young boys set the newspaper stand on fire, they run around the corner and peek through a window in the concrete which has visible spray painted graffiti on the wall, spray paint was not invented until 1949, this scene takes place in the 1920s.
Joey Faye is credited as the "adorable old man."
English, Italian, French
$2,412,014 (USA) (3 June 1984)
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