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Two Bits (1995)

 -  Drama  -  22 November 1995 (USA)
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It's a hot summer day in 1933 in South Philly, where 12-year old Gennaro lives with his widowed mom and his ailing grandpa, who sits outside holding tight to his last quarter, which he's ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jerry Barone ...
Gennaro
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Grandpa
Patrick Borriello ...
Tullio
Andy Romano ...
Dr. Bruna
Donna Mitchell ...
Mrs. Bruna
Mary Lou Rosato ...
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Rosemary De Angelis ...
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Irish
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Ballyhoo Driver
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Guendolina
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Karen Shallo ...
Woman in Red
Nick Discenza ...
Father of Deceased
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It's a hot summer day in 1933 in South Philly, where 12-year old Gennaro lives with his widowed mom and his ailing grandpa, who sits outside holding tight to his last quarter, which he's promised to Gennaro and which Gennaro would like to have to buy a ticket to the plush new movie theater. But grandpa's not ready to pass on the quarter or pass on to his final reward: he has some unfinished business with a woman from his past, and he enlists Gennaro to act as his emissary. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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You're never too old to believe in a dream. Or too young to make one come true!

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Rated PG-13 for some traumatic thematic elements | See all certifications »
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22 November 1995 (USA)  »

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A Day to Remember  »

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Opening Weekend:

ITL 49,644,000 (Italy) (30 May 1997)

Gross:

ITL 99,572,000 (Italy) (6 June 1997)
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Maurice Jarre wrote a score for the film but it was rejected by producer Harvey Weinstein. See more »

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Gitano Sabatoni: Ohhh. I suffered enough without dyin', maybe I'm gonna die without suffering.
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Features 42nd Street (1933) See more »

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A sentimental movielover
6 August 2000 | by (Bonham, Texas) – See all my reviews

Lack of action makes the audience pay attention to the characters, their thoughts, their needs and wants -- but especially their relationships with each other. This cast is outstanding in conveying the thoughts and feelings of persons experiencing the pain and suffering of the depression, yet ever remindful of each others' wants and needs. I loved every minute of it!! The second time through -- and I want to buy it to be able to experience it as often as I need this kind of reminder . . . and to share with my family, especially my grandkids.


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