Last Exit to Brooklyn Movie Review 1990

Information and Film Reviews for Last Exit to Brooklyn the Movie

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Hubert Selby Jr.'s shocking book comes to the screen in a vivid film. Leigh gives a stunning performance as a young Brooklyn girl caught between the Mafia, union men, and friends struggling for something better. Set in the 1950s. Fine supporting cast; excellent pacing.


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Available on VHS
Running time 102 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Labor & Unions, Wrong Side of the Tracks, Survival, Books to Film: Hubert Selby, Jr., Organized Crime, Period Piece: 1950s, New York, New York
Jennifer Jason Leigh, Burt Young, Stephen Lang, Ricki Lake, Jerry Orbach, Maia Danzinger, Stephen Baldwin
Stefan Czapsky
Uli Edel
Cinecom Pictures


N.Y. Film Critics 1989: Support. Actress (Leigh).

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