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Director:
Writers:
Betzi Manoogian (additional dialogue)
Martin Scorsese (written by)
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Release Date:
20 January 1978 (Finland) See more »
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Tagline:
Mean Streets was just around the corner.
Plot:
A young man struggles with the fact that his girlfriend was once raped. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
1 nomination See more »
User Reviews:
Decent early Scorsese! See more (31 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Zina Bethune ... Girl

Harvey Keitel ... J.R.

Anne Collette ... Girl in Dream (as Ann Collette)
Lennard Kuras ... Joey
Michael Scala ... Sally Gaga

Harry Northup ... 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)

Catherine Scorsese ... Mother
Victor Magnotta ... Boy in Fight (as Vic Magnotta)
Paul DeBonde ... Boy in Fight
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Thomas Aiello ... Minor Role (uncredited)
Marieka ... Girl in Dream (uncredited)

Martin Scorsese ... Gangster (uncredited)
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Directed by
Martin Scorsese 
 
Writing credits
Betzi Manoogian (additional dialogue)

Martin Scorsese (written by)

Produced by
Betzi Manoogian .... producer
Haig Manoogian .... producer
Joseph Weill .... producer
 
Cinematography by
Richard H. Coll  (as Richard Coll)
Michael Wadleigh  (as Michael Wadley)
 
Film Editing by
Thelma Schoonmaker 
 
Production Management
Barbara Battle .... production manager
 
Art Department
Victor Magnotta .... club designer (as Vic Magnotta)
 
Sound Department
John Binder .... sound
F. James Datri Jr. .... sound (as Jim Datri)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Ron Clabeaux .... assistant camera
Ed Grant .... assistant camera
Chuck Shipley .... still photographer
Neal Walder .... still photographer
Max Fisher .... cinematographer: additional sequences (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Mardik Martin .... directorial assistant
 
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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"I Call First" - USA (original title)
"J.R." - USA (reissue title)
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Runtime:
90 min
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In order to get distribution for his film, Martin Scorsese was told to add nude scenes so it could be promoted as a sexploitation film. He shot the fantasy scene showing J.R. imagining encounters with prostitutes.See more »
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Soundtrack:
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10 out of 14 people found the following review useful.
Decent early Scorsese!, 11 October 2004
Author: shepardjessica-1 from United States

Filmed over years apparently, this early M. Scorsese New York tale involving young dudes being typically out of it is interesting in the scenes with Keitel and the girl (Z. Bethune), but the buddy scenes tend to drag on and semi-bore. A 5 out of 10. Best performance = Zena Bethune.

Harvey Keitel has always been interesting and believable and it's great to see him in a lead (pre-MEAN STREETS) and Ms. Bethune is very touching and human. All Scorsese fans should track this down even though it's not that great. The DVD has a semi-commentary from Marty which is unusual! It comes in the recent DVD set of Martin Scorsese and worth a look! Harry Northrup has a small role (MEAN STREETS, TAXI DRIVER).

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