“Cosmo Vitelli (Ben Gazzara) is the tenuous but proud owner of a Sunset Strip-joint, the Crazy Horse West, and nightly he gazes upon the stage and ‘his girls’ like a dad at his sleeping kids; they are family. When a gambling debt threatens to pull the rug from this happy if sordid home, Vitelli agrees to pay it off with a snuff job on a bothersome Chinatown bookie — who turns out to be a kingpin.”
Running time: 135 min
Director: John Cassavetes
Screenwriter: John Cassavetes
Producers: Alain Belmondo, Jean-Paul Belmondo, Gérard Crosnier
Cinematographer: Robert Alazraki
Editors: Monica Coleman, Claudine Merlin, Sylvie Quester
Source: Westchester Films
Films and schedules may be subject to change.
Modern Cinema’s Founding Supporters are Carla Emil and Rich Silverstein. Generous support is provided by Nion T. McEvoy and the Susan Wildberg Morgenstein Fund.