#123movies #fmovies #putlocker #gomovies #solarmovie #soap2day Watch Full Movie Online Free – When a young boy’s family’s killed by the mob, their tough neighbor, Gloria – a former girlfriend of a founder mobster, she becomes his reluctant guardian. In possession of a book which his father – the family’s bookkeeper gave him, and the gangsters want, the pair go on the run in New York.
Plot: When a young boy’s family is killed by the mob, their tough neighbor Gloria becomes his reluctant guardian. In possession of a book that the gangsters want, the pair go on the run in New York.
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Two powerful performances help the film rise above its clichés.
Gena Rowlands is Gloria, a tough gangster’s moll who gets in over her head when she agrees (reluctantly) to take care of 6 year old Phil Dawn(John Adames), the half Puerto Rican neighbor whose parents (Buck Henry and Julie Carmen) realize that they are about to be murdered by the mob. Henry, a mob bookkeeper, has turned over states evidence, and this means a death sentence for him and his family (which includes a daughter and mother-in-law). Gloria makes it clear from the beginning that she doesn’t like kids, much less this one, but unconsciously takes him anyway, leading to a show-off between her and old mob associates, which includes her former lover. Gloria isn’t afraid of using her gun to keep the mobsters away from the boy, and instantly, this brings sympathy towards her seemingly cold character. Like gangster’s molls of the great crime dramas, she is hiding a heart of gold underneath all that toughness, and that makes the film extremely engrossing in watching out how it all unfolds.
Rowlands and Adames are powerful in their performances, and they share an amazing chemistry together. Adames doesn’t act like any movie kid; he is real. Why he won a “Razzie” (Worst) Supporting Actor award makes no sense to me. Rowlands plays the role as if she were Gloria Grahame, Ida Lupino and Ann Savage all rolled up into one. This lady will take no nonsense, even telling a tough waitress at a Grand Central restaurant to take a hike. In fact, the film makes great use of New York locales not usually seen in mainstream films. The film is filled with many clichés, and the ending is very forumalatic (in a “The Lady Vanishes” way), but it left me feeling totally satisfied. Sometimes formula works, especially when the heart is present, and this film is filled with heart.
Original Language en
Runtime 2 hr 3 min (123 min)
Genre Crime, Drama, Thriller
Director John Cassavetes
Writer John Cassavetes
Actors Gena Rowlands, Buck Henry, Julie Carmen
Country United States
Awards Nominated for 1 Oscar. 4 wins & 5 nominations total
Production Company N/A
Sound Mix Mono
Aspect Ratio 1.85 : 1
Camera Panaflex Camera and Lenses by Panavision
Laboratory MGM Laboratories Inc., USA (prints), Technicolor, USA (processing)
Film Length 3,340 m (Sweden)
Negative Format 35 mm
Cinematographic Process Spherical
Printed Film Format 35 mm