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Toil and trouble. Jimmy, an aspiring actor, wants out of South Brooklyn where hoods run the show. Since the death of his firefighter father, Jimmy's family has been the guys at the station house and Tommy, a mobster who owns a gym where Jimmy works. Tommy encourages Jimmy's dreams, and Jimmy gets the part of Banquo in a Joseph Papps production of "Macbeth." He goes to tell Tommy the good news and walks in on a mob hit. Tommy protects him temporarily from Nunzio, a murderous Mamaluc, but soon the cops get word Jimmy knows something. Can Jimmy succeed as an actor, be a stand up guy for Tommy, avoid Nunzio, and get closer to Anna, a woman he falls for at the theater?

  1. Elyse Lewin

    Director

  2. Patrick Newall

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Kerry Butler

    Kerry Butler

    Anna Callahan

  2. Philip Bosco

    Philip Bosco

    Uncle Chicky

  3. Joseph Lyle Taylor

    Joseph Lyle Taylor

    Nunzio

  4. Erik Jensen

    Erik Jensen

    Frankie the Snake

  5. Olympia Dukakis

    Olympia Dukakis

    Helen Manners

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Borough of Kings

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Original Title Brooklyn Sonnet

Status Released

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  • December 31, 2000
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  • December 30, 2010
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Original Language English

Runtime 1h 35m

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