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by John Cassavetes2h031980United States

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She's an ex-gun moll and showgirl suddenly forced to protect a kid whose parents have been rubbed out by the mob. Now the mob wants the kid dead too - but first they'll have to deal with Gloria (Gena Rowlands in an Oscar®-nominated performance, Best Actress, 1980.) Director John Cassavetes, known for his unique approach to filmmaking, creates a powerful, tension-filled story. An accountant (Buck Henry) is in possession of a ledger which could put a number of mob bosses behind bars for a long time. Before he is killed, however, he manages to entrust the ledger and his son to a neighbor, Gloria, for protection. Gloria reluctantly takes the kid on the run while keeping the mob at bay, sometimes at the point of a gun. Finally, tired of running, she decides to confront them head on!

Cast and crew
  • Credits

    • Production Compagny : Colombia Pictures
    • Distributor : Sony Pictures
    • Director : John Cassavetes
    • Scenario : John Cassavetes
    • Set Decoration : Rene D'Auriac
    • Original Music : Bill Conti
    • Photo Director : Fred Schuler
    • Costume Design : Peggy Farrell, Emanuel Ungaro
    • Producer : Stephen F. Kesten, Sam Shaw
    • Editing : George C. Villaseñor
  • Technical details

    • Printed format : 35 mm
    • Year of production : 1980
    • French release date : 16 juillet 1980
    • Category : Feature film
    • Color : Colors
    • Language : English

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