Little Odessa

James Gray

Without batting an eyelid, Joshua Shapira has just killed a man on a park bench when he re-ceives his next job by pubic telephone: "Brooklyn. An Iranian jeweller is giving us problems." Joshua knows that Brooklyn is not good for him: This is where he is from, his family live here. But he still owes his client something. Barely back in Brighton Beach, the disaster takes it course – the ice-cold killer cannot resist stopping in front of the window of his parents' home. He is seen … Brighton Beach is a metro station in Brooklyn, which catapults you into a different world: Shop signs, restaurants, newspapers – everything in Russian. The New York skyline is only seen in the background. Seagulls on the beach, broad expanses of wasteland, large red-brick buildings, small detached houses, with tiny gardens where the washing is drying and which offer a wonderful backdrop to the final showdown. Gray's highly praised début is a great drama with excellent performances, which won the Sil-ver Lion at the 1994 Venice Film Festival. _Festivals u.a.:_ _- Deauville Film Festival: Critics Award_ _- Toronto International Film Festival_ _- Venice Film Festival: best supporting actress (Vanessa_ _Redgrave)_

21. March 2013

18:00 h, Mal Seh'n Kino

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Regie James Gray
Country 8
Year USA 1994
Duration 98 min min
Language Engl. OmeU
Produktion Paul Webster, Nick Wechsler, Claudia Lewis, Rolf Mittweg, Kerry Orent
Cast Tim Roth, Edward Furlong, Moira Kelly, Vanessa Redgrave, Maximilian Schell
Script James Gray, Ric Menello

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