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Laws of Gravity (1992)

R | | Crime, Drama | 20 August 1993 (UK)
The lives of two incompetent young men from Brooklyn spin out of control after a friend returns from Florida with guns to sell.

Director:

Nick Gomez

Writer:

Nick Gomez
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Peter Greene ... Jimmy
Edie Falco ... Denise
Adam Trese ... Jon
Arabella Field ... Celia
Paul Schulze ... Frankie
Saul Stein ... Sal
Tony Fernandez Tony Fernandez ... Tommy
Larry Meistrich Larry Meistrich ... Pete
James McCauley ... Kenny
Rick Groel Rick Groel ... Kevin
Anibal O. Lleras ... Rey (as Anibel Leirras)
John Gallagher John Gallagher ... Bobby
David Troup David Troup ... Sullivan
Miguel Sierra Miguel Sierra ... Vasquez
David Tuttle David Tuttle ... Ted
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Storyline

Jimmy and Jon are a couple of Brooklyn guys who somehow never found their way into workaday society; they never found their way into big-time crime, either. But that all changes when their old friend Frankie returns from Florida with some guns to sell. In the course of a few very short urban summer days, their lives spin permanently out of control. Written by Dan Hartung <dhartung@mcs.com>

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Sooner or later, everything goes down.

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Crime | Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 August 1993 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

A gravitáció törvényei See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$38,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$117,480
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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The film just took 12 days to shoot and the whole production cost was about $US38,000. See more »

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References Breathless (1960) See more »

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Astounding acting, you think you're watching real life
4 March 2006 | by joe6pak2See all my reviews

It's a rare movie that makes you forget it's a movie. This film pulls it off on a budget of $38,000 (can that be true?) Nick Gomez should be up for best director/writer, and entire cast deserves kudos, especially Adam Trese and Paul Schulze, who give us the best on-the-edge-of- violence performances since Joe Pesci in Goodfellas. The story revolves around two buddies in Brooklyn who are involved in small-time crime to avoid work. One is a big-brother type to the other who is irresponsible and prone to slap his girl around and thereby alienate everyone around him. Into their life comes a long-lost friend on the run with a nice collection of hot pistols to sell. Watch for it on Showtime.


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