29th Street (film)
29th Street is a 1991 American comedy-drama film written and directed by George Gallo and starring Danny Aiello, Anthony LaPaglia, and Lainie Kazan. It was adapted from a story by Frank Pesce and James Franciscus (who had both co-starred in the cult thriller Killer Fish).
|Directed by||George Gallo|
|Produced by||David Permut|
|Written by||George Gallo |
James Franciscus (story)
|Music by||William Olvis|
|Edited by||Kaja Fehr|
|Distributed by||20th Century Fox|
In 1976, Frank Pesce Jr. (Anthony LaPaglia) is a lucky man. His father, Frank Sr. (Danny Aiello), is very unlucky. One day, Frank Jr. buys a lottery ticket and finds that he has a good chance of winning. But Frank Sr. has some gambling debts to the mob and they are willing to take Frank Jr.'s ticket. Frank must decide what to do with the ticket.
- Danny Aiello as Frank Pesce Sr.
- Anthony LaPaglia as Frank Pesce Jr.
- Lainie Kazan as Mrs. Pesce
- Frank Pesce as Vito Pesce
- Robert Forster as Sgt. Tartaglia
- Ron Karabatsos as Philly the Nap
- Rick Aiello as Jimmy Vitello
- Vic Manni as Louie Tucci
- Paul Lazar as Needle Nose Nipton
- Pete Antico as Tony
- Donna Magnani as Madeline Pesce
On Rotten Tomatoes 29th Street has an approval rating of 82% based on reviews from 11 critics.