Plot & Details
Nickey (John Cassavetes) is a small-time Jewish gangster in trouble with the mob. He calls on his lifelong friend Mikey (Peter Falk) for help. During the night the two spend together, the power of their friendship is undermined by their mutual nastiness and pressing financial concerns. Elaine May's script was allegedly taken from an episode in the life of her uncle.
- MPAA Rating: R
- Genre(s): Crime and Mystery,Drama,Thriller
- Run Time: 119min.
- Theatrical Release Date: 02/23/2009
- DVD Release Date: 12/21/2004
- Director(s): Elaine May
- Starring: Peter Falk , John Cassavetes , Ned Beatty , Rose Arrick , Carol Grace
- Themes: Faltering Friendships
- Tone: Bleak,Downbeat,Gritty,Talky
- Keywords: criminal, refugee, relationship, childhood-friend, friendship, gangster, hitman, on-the-run