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

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

Awards

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

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