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Little New York (2009)
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The lives of three residents of New York's Staten Island intersect as they struggle to get ahead.

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Sully Halverson
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Parmie Tarzo
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Jasper Sabiano
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Mary Halverson
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Tree Man
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Manny the Cashier
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Gianina Tarzo
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Giammarino
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Bill Quinlan
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Chainsaw Man #2
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Land Owner #1
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Officer Rodriguez
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Cop #1
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In Staten Island, New York, Parmie Tarzo is a powerful mobster boss. The family man Sully Halverson is septic tank cleaner married with Mary Halverson and they are trying to have a baby. The deaf and dumb Jasper "Jas" Sabiano is the slicer of deli meat in a market and also works for Parmie Tarzo slicing the bodies of his victims. Jas likes Sully and expects to win the horse races. One day, Sully that is not a bright man decides to heist the house of Parmie Tarzo, expecting to artificially inseminate Mary with a better sperm than his in an expensive clinic. Meanwhile Jas wins the horse race and there is an attempt on Tarzo's life and he finds that his gangsters have planned it. The lives of the three residents are entwined with tragic consequences. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Rated R for violent content and language | See all certifications »

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When Mary Halverson is on the table for the genetics procedure you can hear the sound of a heart monitor even thought she is not wired for one. See more »

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Origin Of Man
Written by Jared Tankel, Daniel Foder and Thomas Benneck
Performed by The Budos Band
Courtesy of Daptone Records
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Loved It....
1 May 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I attended the screening in NJ a couple of weeks ago and absolutely loved the film. It was three vignettes about different characters who are all tied together on Staten island. At times the film was funny and others grim but the overall effect was extremely enjoyable. Vincent D'Onofrio and Seymour Cassel were outstanding in their roles as gangster and cohort/victim. Ethan Hawke was also incredible. I was anxious to see the film because my 12 year old son and I watched a scene being filmed in our town last summer and was thoroughly surprised. I would recommend this for anyone who enjoys quirky comedy with a healthy dose of irony and drama.


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