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1 hr. 42 min.

Plot Summary
An aging two-bit hustler (Dennis Farina) befriends a single mother (Jamie Anne Allman) and her young daughter, who took over his Chicago apartment.

Cast: Dennis Farina , Jamie Anne Allman , Meredith Droeger , Ian Barford , Chelcie Ross , Gary Cole , Matt DeCaro , Phil Ridarelli

Director: Joe Maggio

Genres: Drama

The Last Rites of Joe May (2011)

Release Date: November 4th, 2011|1 hr. 42 min.

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  • 80
    John Anderson Wall Street Journal

    The truth is, Mr. Farina would be considered Oscar material if "Joe May" were a bigger film. As it is, he'll have to settle for being great. show more

  • 40
    Joe Neumaier New York Daily News

    Unfortunately, director Joe Maggio's film, despite showing real promise and an ear for threats delivered with a smile, runs out of gas. show more

  • 70
    The Hollywood Reporter

    Dennis Farina gets the enviable opportunity to humanize the kind of character he has sometimes exaggerated comically in glossier films. show more

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'The Last Rites of Joe May' is Not Dennis Farina's Swan Song

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Christopher Rosen on Nov 5th, 2011 5:00PM

You don't normally see character actors like Dennis Farina get the chance to lead a film, but that's what makes 'The Last Rites of Joe May' so special. The gritty indie (out now in New York as well as...

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