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Mean Streets is a american film of genre Drama directed by Martin Scorsese released in USA on 2 october 1973 with Robert De Niro

Mean Streets (1973)

Mean Streets
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Released in USA 2 october 1973
Length 1h52
Directed by
OriginUSA
Genres Drama,    Action,    Crime
Rating73% 3.699073.699073.699073.699073.69907

Mean Streets is a 1973 American crime film directed by Martin Scorsese and co-written by Scorsese and Mardik Martin. The film stars Harvey Keitel and Robert De Niro. It was released by Warner Bros. on October 2, 1973. De Niro won the National Society of Film Critics award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as John "Johnny Boy" Civello.

In 1997, Mean Streets was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant".

Synopsis

Charlie (Harvey Keitel) is a young Italian-American man who is trying to move up in the local New York Mafia but is hampered by his feeling of responsibility towards his reckless younger friend Johnny Boy (Robert De Niro), a small-time gambler who owes money to many loan sharks. Charlie works for his uncle Giovanni (Cesare Danova), the local caporegime, mostly collecting debts. He is also having a secret affair with Johnny Boy's cousin Teresa (Amy Robinson), who has epilepsy and is ostracized because of her condition—especially by Charlie's uncle. Charlie's uncle, a dignified man who takes his role as caporegime seriously, also wants Charlie not to be such close friends with Johnny, saying "Honorable men go with honorable men.

Actors

Robert De Niro

(John 'Johnny Boy' Civello)
Harvey Keitel

(Charlie Cappa)
David Proval

(Tony DeVienazo)
Amy Robinson

(Teresa Ronchelli)
Richard Romanus

(Michael Longo)
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