Keitel plays the lead in this schizophrenic movie in which he is continually pulled by the two conflicting sides of his personality, on the one hand that of a quiet piano virtuoso and on the other a ruthless debt collector for his mobster father. Keitel is introspective as only Keitel can be, really making the audience feel for him and his pained existence. Written by
A powerful film about sex, music and violent crime.
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, who played one of Tony Sirica's two bodyguards, objected to holding the door or lighting the cigarette of his boss while in character. Those actions were done by actor Ed Marinaro
, who played the other thug. See more
What if I want a slice of pizza?
Can't you read the signs outside? We don't sell sliced pizza.
What if I wanted 60 slices of pizza?
You deaf? No slice pizza! Take it on the arches!
Referenced in Get Shorty
There Goes My Baby
Written by Ben E. King
(as Benjamin Nelson), Lover Patterson
, and George Treadwell
Performed by The Drifters
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