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Italian tailor Mike Esposito makes suits for mafia Don Piano and falls into a moral dilemma.





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Cast overview, first billed only:
Mike Esposito
Uncle Charlie
Mayor La Guardia
Joey 'Snot'
John Capodice ...
Don Piano
Sammy Esposito
Lilly Esposito
Tony 'Dots'
Jakie Hooks
Al Bernstein ...
Schmool Snek
Maria Ciampa ...
Skinnie Minnie
Man on street


Set in post-World War II Manhattan, Sharkskin tells the story of custom tailor Mike Esposito's encounters with local mobsters who run the neighborhood. Mike is drawn into the mob when Mafia Don Piano orders Mike to make a suit for a special occasion. Mike becomes enamored with and later repelled by the mob's operations and whereby he confronts his morality and principles that he lives by and puts his family in jeopardy. Written by Dan Perri

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Semour Cassel was to play Jakie Hooks. See more »


Santa Lucia
Transcribed and Italian Lyrics by Teodoro Cottrau
Performed by Enrico Caruso
Licensed under CC BY-ND 4.0
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