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Little New York (2009)

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

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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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Ethan Hawke and James DeMonacco later move onto The Purge (2013) together. See more »

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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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Stay In My Corner
Written by Barrett Strong (as B. Strong), Bobby Miller (as B. Miller), and Wade Flemons (as H. Flemons)
Performed by The Dells
Courtesy of Conrad Music, Halit Music and Universal Music Vision
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One of the most touching movie's I've seen
10 July 2013 | by See all my reviews

This film is one of the only movies that could be considered an action movie that I like - Its funny in parts, often ironic, contains exiting action and shooting scenes while has such a deep message that comes out in the ending that it is one of the only films that almost made me cry! I think this is because partly because it sticks to reality - there's nothing in it that could never happen or is to much of a 'happy ending' to be unrealistic - while the ending certainly isn't a let down either. The film has some important messages about life that all of us should see, and in my opinion should be much more well known than it is, watch it!


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