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.
Police Chief Aiello is played by an actor with the same last name, Danny Aiello.
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 iconic shot of the Brooklyn Bridge between the two buildings, a modern streetlight is visible by the base of the bridge.
Joey Faye is credited as the "adorable old man."
A network television version of three hours (without commercials) was briefly available in the early-to-mid-1990s, which retained the film's non-chronological order but still left out several key scenes. This version has recently turned up in viewings of the film for the AMC TV channel.
English, Italian, French
$2,412,014 (USA) (3 June 1984)
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