R | | Drama, Romance
New Jersey, 1950s. Two brothers run an Italian restaurant. Business is not going well as a rival Italian restaurant is out-competing them. In a final effort to save the restaurant, the brothers plan to put on an evening of incredible food.
Stanley Tucci co-wrote this movie, because he wanted a decent part for himself.
Primo: More Salt?
Primo: Not too fine, eh? Sometimes you cut it too fine, then all you taste is the garlic!
The pianist in Pascal's restaurant is playing an electronic keyboard, the likes of which would not be invented for another twenty years or more.
$185,942 (USA) (22 September 1996)
$11,881,039 (USA) (21 February 1997)
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