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Boardwalk (1979)

 -  Drama  -  14 November 1979 (USA)
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In this drama, David Rosen and his wife Becky have lived in the same Coney Island neighborhood for nearly all their married life. But the area is not what it used to be, and a gang leader ... See full summary »

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David Rosen
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Florence Cohen
Joe Silver ...
Leo Rosen
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Eli Rosen
Merwin Goldsmith ...
Charley
Michael Ayr ...
Peter
Forbesy Russell ...
Marilyn
Chevi Colton ...
Vera Rosen
Teri Keane ...
Betty Rosen
Eli Mintz ...
Friedman
Rashel Novikoff ...
Sadie
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Ruth
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Strut
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Peppy
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In this drama, David Rosen and his wife Becky have lived in the same Coney Island neighborhood for nearly all their married life. But the area is not what it used to be, and a gang leader named Strut has decided to make Coney Island his new turf. Strut begins shaking down the merchants in the area, demanding payment for "protection" and using violence to deal with anyone who gets in his way. David refuses to give Strut protection money for the restaurant he owns, and as a result his diner is soon firebombed, while many of his neighbors are attacked and his synagogue is desecrated. Written by alfiehitchie

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The next time someone tells you to act your age---tell them about these two.

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Flores e Espinhos  »

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A very moving and emotional story.
2 June 2001 | by (Wales, UK) – See all my reviews

The acting was great, one of the best films I've seen, and a true emotional roller coaster of a ride...a neat little twist at the end. The film can be very shocking in places, but what's so good is that it contains no special effects, just purely great acting and direction.


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