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Who's That Knocking at My Door (1967)

I Call First (original title)
A young man struggles with the fact that his girlfriend was once raped.

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Girl
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J.R.
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Girl in Dream (as Ann Collette)
Lennard Kuras ...
Joey
Michael Scala ...
Sally Gaga
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Harry
Tsuai Yu-Lan ...
Girl in Dream
Saskia Holleman ...
Girl in Dream
Bill Minkin ...
Iggy at Party
Philip Carlson ...
Boy in Copake (as Phil Carlson)
Wendy Russell ...
Gaga's Girl
Robert Uricola ...
Boy with Gun
Susan Wood ...
Girl at Party
Marissa Mathes ...
Girl at Party (as Marrisa Joffrey)
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Mother
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J.R. is a typical Italian-American on the streets of New York. When he gets involved with a local girl, he decides to get married and settle down, but when he learns that she was once raped, he cannot handle it. More explicitly linked with Catholic guilt than Scorsese's later work, we see what happens to J.R. when his religious guilt catches up with him. Written by David Gibson <djg@ukc.ac.uk>

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Mean Streets was just around the corner.

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Drama | Romance

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20 January 1978 (Finland)  »

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$75,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

The fantasy sequence was shot over the course of two days. See more »

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J.R.: Everybody should like westerns.
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References Ulysses (1967) See more »

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I've Had It
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Written by Carl Bonura and Ray Ceroni
Performed by The Bell Notes
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pre mean streets scorsese's still finding himself
14 July 2001 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

a definite must for all scorsese fans. runs much like a student film. Use of music is still very ruff in this film. Not nearly as effective as in mean streets. Many of the same ideas scorsese will later work out in mean streets. Harvey Keitel's performance is powerful. Filmed mostly on Elizabeth St where scorsese grew up and his childhood apartment. highly recommended


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