Starring Gena Rowlands, Buck Henry, John Adames, Julie Carmen
A former gangster moll (Gena Rowlands) reluctantly agrees to protect a 6-year-old boy being hunted by the mob. She summons all her street smarts and tough talk to save the boy and herself in a cat-and-mouse chase that takes them all across New York City.
Rowlands earned a Best Actress Oscar nomination and the film won the Golden Lion Award, the highest honor given at the 1980 Venice Film Festival.
This gritty crime drama is in English and recommended for mature audiences.
Screened December 15, 2019
THE LIFE, TIMES, AND WORKS OF JOHN CASSAVETES
Thursday, December 12 at 6pm
3 West Club, 3 W 51st St, New York, NY
Panelists include independent filmmaker John Sayles and film historian Foster Hirsch
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