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Beyond Wiseguys: Italian Americans & the Movies (2008)

Documentary portrays the saga of how Italian Americans went from being outsiders who were stereotyped as gangsters in American movies to insiders in Hollywood who took control of their own ... See full summary »

Director:

Steven Fischler

Writers:

Rosanne Deluca Braun (story), Joe Gilford (original screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Credited cast:
Giorgio Bertellini Giorgio Bertellini
Paul Borghese ... Narrator
John Caglione Jr. John Caglione Jr. ... Self
Frank Capra Jr. Frank Capra Jr. ... Self
Francis Capra ... Calogero 'C' Anello (archive footage)
David Chase ... Self
Dominic Chianese ... Self
George de Stefano George de Stefano
William DeMeo
Fred Gardaphe Fred Gardaphe
Ben Gazzara ... Self
Richard LaGravenese ... Self
Spike Lee ... Self
Santo Loquasto Santo Loquasto ... Self
Ralph Macchio

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Documentary portrays the saga of how Italian Americans went from being outsiders who were stereotyped as gangsters in American movies to insiders in Hollywood who took control of their own stories. Interviews, film clips and home movies from Italian American filmmakers highlight personal experiences and comment on Hollywood's politics and cultural impact. Written by Anonymous

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 January 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Italianos en Hollywood See more »

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