The movie is a coming-of-age drama about a boy growing up in Astoria, N.Y., during the 1980s. As his friends end up dead, on drugs or in prison, he comes to believe he has been saved from their fate by various so-called saints.
Torn between his ill father, his domineering friend and protector Antonio, the neighborhood war and the lustful temptations of youth, Dito struggles against his desire to escape, running away from everything he knows.
In this drama based on the director's own childhood, Dito, a writer in L.A., goes home to Queens after 20 years when his father falls ill. In flashbacks we see the young Dito, his family, and his friends, as he tries to navigate coming of age and wanting out.
A multi-layered comedy about a troupe of actors, this film takes us behind the scenes as they stage plays and try to find love and acceptance. This critically acclaimed film is a masterwork for star and director John Tuturro.
The thin line between good guys and bad guys is blurred in this tale of cops and bookies jockeying for money and influence.
John Turturro directs this farce about a would-be theatrical production in turn-of-the-century New York. Tuturro is the struggling playwright, Christopher Walken is the gay theater critic, and Susan Sarandon is the desperate actress of dubious morals.
In this fantasy comedy, Jack Winston (George Burns), a swinging 81-year-old bachelor with everything but youth, blows out his birthday candles with the wish that he could be 18 again. When he and his outcast grandson David (Charlie Schlatter) are involved in a bizarre car accident, their souls switch places in the operating room. Inside David's body, Jack turns his grandson's image around, making him into a popular, confident trendsetter. At the same time, he makes some revelations about his own life and must turn his mistakes around in a hurry because David's soul, in his body, is about to be taken off life support.
The magical exploits of an ever-optimistic, pigtailed little girl (Tami Erin), who is self-reliant and endowed with extraordinary talents. Based on the classic children's books by Astrid Lindgren, NEW ADVENTURES OF PIPPI LONGSTOCKING features Eileen Brennan as Miss Bannister.
After pigtailed Pippi washes overboard, she drifts ashore to a seaside village and turns the town upside down with her high jinks and magic powers.
Freckle-face optimist Pippi Longstocking begins a new life filled with magical adventures.
Jack Winston, a swinging 81-year-old bachelor with everything but youth, blows out his birthday candles with the wish that he could be 18 again.
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