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 opera symphony "Amapola", can be heard on several occasions in the film: Deborah dances to a jazzy version on the gramophone, Fat Moe's band plays the tune (also jazzed-up) in the speakeasy, and a strings version is heard during David "Noodles" ... ...
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 scene at Miami Beach which takes place in 1933, beach goers are seen playing with beach balls. The beach ball was not invented until 1938.
Joey Faye is credited as the "adorable old man."
English, Italian, French
$2,412,014 (USA) (3 June 1984)
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