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 ...
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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
first this movie succeeds to touch your heart and make it wonder with the little boy Gennaro "Jerry Barone" He did his part very well, with his pure wondering face and great acting managed to make this movie one of the best drama screen ever.
The story carry a pain of a widow wife, mistakes of an ill old man and a hope of a little child.
Manage to present the different classes among people 'How can this people have money while we are poor, and how can they celebrate while my grandpa. is sick' Genaro said this movie rates 9/10
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