• Two Family House (2000)

Two Family House

Release Date: October 20th, 2000

DVD Release Date: May 29th, 2001

R |1 hr 47 min

Plot Summary

Story of a lovable loser in pursuit of an elusive dream. Buddy, a frustrated singer with genuine talent, once had a shot at the big time. Discouraged from aiming too high by his pragmatic wife, Buddy's modest dreams of greatness have been reduced to an endless series of failed moneymaking schemes. But this time, Buddy is certain he has come up with a plan that will work. He wants to buy a two family house for him and his wife and convert the ground floor into a bar where Buddy can perform.

Cast: Michael Rispoli, Kelly Macdonald, Kathrine Narducci, Kevin Conway, Matt Servitto, Michele Santopietro, Louis Guss, Rosemary DeAngelis

Director: Raymond De Felitta

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Filbert Steps

Distributors: Lionsgate Films

Keywords: Transformation, Hotel, Wife, Emotional, 1950s, Soldier, New York City, Friendship

Ratings & Reviews

  • 80
    Kevin MaynardMr. Showbiz

    A sentimental slice of 1950s Italian-American life that doesn't soft-pedal its characters' simmering prejudices within their insulated community, or pander to their dreams of getting out. show more

  • 100
    San Francisco Chronicle

    It's the kind of small but amazing character study (think ``Marty'') that film lovers yearn for while griping that this type of picture no longer gets made. Turns out it does. show more

  • 100
    Chris KaltenbachBaltimore Sun

    Well-acted, lovingly put together and heartbreakingly honest. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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