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Staten Island
     

Staten Island

Director: James DeMonaco

Cast: Ethan Hawke, Vincent D'Onofrio, Seymour Cassel

 

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The lives of a septic tank cleaner, an ambitious mob boss, and a deaf-mute deli worker converge in tragedy in this seriocomic crime drama from director/screenwriter James DeMonaco. Blue collar by birth, Sully Halverson (Ethan Hawke) has never amounted to much in life. When Sully finds out he's about to

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The lives of a septic tank cleaner, an ambitious mob boss, and a deaf-mute deli worker converge in tragedy in this seriocomic crime drama from director/screenwriter James DeMonaco. Blue collar by birth, Sully Halverson (Ethan Hawke) has never amounted to much in life. When Sully finds out he's about to become a father, he schemes to rob Parmie Tarzo (Vincent D'Onifrio), a small-time kingpin who's looking for a way to leave his mark on the world. By saving Staten Island Forest, Parmie surmises, he can mold an upstanding public persona for himself while quietly eliminating the competition behind closed doors. That's where Jasper Sabiano (Seymour Cassel) comes in. Seymour may not be able to hear or speak, but he's a hard worker who knows where his bread is buttered. When he's not serving up bagels and coffee, Jasper is dispatching bodies for Tarzo -- frequently in Staten Island Forest. But lately Jasper has been growing tired of the game, and he's desperate to find a way out. When Sully sets his plan into motion, all three men find themselves thrust into a volatile situation that threatens to destroy their plans for the future as it quickly spirals out of control.

Product Details

Release Date:
12/22/2009
UPC:
0652405001092
Original Release:
2009
Rating:
R
Source:
National Ent Media
Region Code:
ABC
Time:
1:36:00

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Ethan Hawke Sully Halverson
Vincent D'Onofrio Parmie Tarzo
Seymour Cassel Jasper Sabiano
Julianne Nicholson Maria

Technical Credits
James DeMonaco Director,Screenwriter
Stephen Beatrice Production Designer
Luc Besson Co-producer
Beth Bowling Casting
Pascal Caucheteux Producer
Hervé de Luze Editor
Christel DeWynter Editor
Rebecca Hofherr Costumes/Costume Designer
Jason Kliot Executive Producer
Sebastian Lemercier Producer
Kim Miscia Casting
Chris Norr Cinematographer
Pierre-Ange Le Pogam Producer
Frédéric Verrières Score Composer
Joana Vicente Executive Producer

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Audio commentary with Ethan Hawke, Vincent D'Onofrio and director James DeMonaco; Interview with Vincent D'Onofrio; Deleted scenes

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