Friends and colleagues from movie industry pay a tribute to the great late character actor Joe Spinell, known for his appearances in classics such as The Godfather (Part I and II), Rocky, Taxi Driver and the lead role in the slasher film Maniac. The documentary presents a little about Spinell as an actor and his performances and also tells about the man he was outside of the movie set. Written by
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[on the death of Joe Spinell's mother in 1987
Shortly after Joe's mother passed away, I saw even a further decline in Joe. He became someone who... I didn't even want to be around anymore. Because he was just so out of it.
[cut to William James Kennedy
William James Kennedy
I stayed with Joe in his apartment for a few months after his mother died. Every time we'd walk into the apartment after we were out for the day or night or whatever, Joe would say out loud into the apartment, "Hi Ma, were home."
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