City Island


1h 40m 2009

Brief Synopsis

Vince Rizzo is a lifelong resident of the tiny, tradition steeped Bronx enclave of City Island. A family man who makes his living as a corrections officer, Vince longs to become an actor. Ashamed to admit his aspirations to his family, Vince would rather let his wife believe his weekly poker games a

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
2009
Production Company
Anchor Bay Films; Lucky Monkey Pictures; Seven Films; Westend Films
Distribution Company
Anchor Bay Films; Anchor Bay Entertainment; Anchor Bay Films; Eco Filmes; Karantanija; Les Films De L'Elysee; Mikado Film; Paradise; Paradise Film Distribution Company (Russia); PathT International; Vision; Wide Pictures

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 40m

Synopsis

Vince Rizzo is a lifelong resident of the tiny, tradition steeped Bronx enclave of City Island. A family man who makes his living as a corrections officer, Vince longs to become an actor. Ashamed to admit his aspirations to his family, Vince would rather let his wife believe his weekly poker games are a cover for an extramarital affair than admit that he's secretly taking acting classes in Manhattan. When Vince is asked to reveal his biggest secret in class, he inadvertently sets off a chaotic chain of events that turns his mundane suburban life upside down.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
2009
Production Company
Anchor Bay Films; Lucky Monkey Pictures; Seven Films; Westend Films
Distribution Company
Anchor Bay Films; Anchor Bay Entertainment; Anchor Bay Films; Eco Filmes; Karantanija; Les Films De L'Elysee; Mikado Film; Paradise; Paradise Film Distribution Company (Russia); PathT International; Vision; Wide Pictures

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 40m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Winner of the Heineken Audience Award at the 2009 Tribeca Film Festival.

Released in United States Spring March 19, 2010

Released in United States 2009

Released in United States September 2009

Released in United States October 2009

Shown at Tribeca Film Festival (Encounters) April 22-May 3, 2009.

Released in United States Spring March 19, 2010

Released in United States 2009 (Shown at Tribeca Film Festival (Encounters) April 22-May 3, 2009.)

Shown at Deauville Festival of American Cinema (Premieres) September 4-13, 2009.

Shown at Pusan International Film Festival (World Cinema) October 8-16, 2009.

Released in United States September 2009 (Shown at Deauville Festival of American Cinema (Premieres) September 4-13, 2009.)

Released in United States October 2009 (Shown at Pusan International Film Festival (World Cinema) October 8-16, 2009.)