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The Funeral (1996)

 -  Crime | Drama  -  1 November 1996 (USA)
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Cast

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Ray
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Chez
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Clara
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Johnny
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Helen
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Sali
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Ghouly
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Gian DiDonna ...
Ray Sr. (as Gian Di Donna)
Dmitri Prachenko ...
Sentieri (as Dmitry Prachenko)
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Gregory Perrelli ...
Young Chez (as Gregory Pirelli)
Joey Hannon ...
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Storyline

New York City, the 1930s. A powerful crime family is caught in a lethal crossfire between union organizers and brutal corporate bosses. Against this turbulent backdrop, the family's three street-hardened brothers and the women they love are about to be plunged into a deadly confrontation with their enemies, with each other, and with their own dark heritage of violence, madness and murder. Written by Echo Bridge Home Entertainment

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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One family, one murder, too many lies.

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Crime | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong crude sex scenes, strong violence and language | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

1 November 1996 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Das Begräbnis  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$41,768 (USA) (1 November 1996)

Gross:

$1,227,324 (USA) (27 December 1996)
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Trivia

Johnny is the youngest of the three brothers, while Chez is the middle child. However, Chris Penn was in fact four years younger than Vincent Gallo. See more »

Goofs

When Johnny is dead in his coffin, his neat hair becomes messy between shots. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Humphrey Bogart: Just keep in mind that I and the boy are a candidate for hangin'. And the first time any one of ya makes a wrong move, I'm gonna kill the whole lot of ya.
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Connections

Referenced in Nel cuore della notte (2002) See more »

Soundtracks

Addio Amata Mia
Music and Lyrics by Joe Delia (Slymoon Publishing Co./BMI) and Nicholas St. John
Performed by Robert Miano
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Interesting movie but the sound was awful...
3 December 2001 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I found this an interesting movie, admittedly a bit slow at points, but if you're out for another "crime gone wrong" or "gangster crime war" film, forget it. Several reviews complain about a lack of action. It's not an action film. Several reviews complain about a lack of plot. It's more an examination of characters than a story. The movie would have been much better had I been able to hear more of it. The sound editing is truly abysmal. People's shoes make more noise than their raised voices do. I actually stopped and rewound a few times to try and catch what people said. It's not the fault of the actors. It's simply a bad mix job.

7/10


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