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
Excuse me. I got a phone call this morning. A voice said to come here and look for a girl on the phone. She'll be the girl of your dreams. 5'5', dark hair, blue eyes. She's wearing a dusty rose bikini and her name is Julie.
Well, you made a mistake. I'm 5'6'.
Referenced in Get Shorty
"Angel of the Morning"
Written by Chip Taylor
Performed by Merrilee Rush
and The Turnabouts
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