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Last Exit to Brooklyn (1989)

R | | Drama | 4 May 1990 (USA)
Set in Brooklyn during the 1950s against a backdrop of union corruption and violence. A prostitute falls in love with one of her customers. Also a disturbed man discovers that he is ... See full summary »

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Paulie
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Set in Brooklyn during the 1950s against a backdrop of union corruption and violence. A prostitute falls in love with one of her customers. Also a disturbed man discovers that he is homosexual. Written by Mark Logan <marklo@west.sun.com>

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The Novel That Shocked The World Is Now A Movie.

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Drama

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4 May 1990 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Última Saída para Brooklyn  »

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$1,730,005 (USA)
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Trivia

There had been numerous attempts to film this movie's source novel prior to this picture finally been made. See more »

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Referenced in Madonna: Secret (1994) See more »

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Anytime, Anyplace, Anywhere
Written by Laurie Tate & Joe Morris
Performed by Joe Morris
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp.
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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Emotionally draining... in a really good way
24 May 2004 | by (Boston, MA) – See all my reviews

The way "the golden era" really was. The statement on the state of the 1950s presented in Last Exit is shocking, enlightening, and well supported by beautiful performances of an ensemble cast. Jennifer Jason Leigh as Tralala, a hooker WITHOUT a heart of gold (for a change) and Burt Young as a union hard hitter coming to terms with his sexuality are most notably inspiring. Excellent direction and a powerful script make Last Exit emotionally draining, and compelling.


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