Cinema: Ethics Among the Ethnics

THE POPE OF GREENWICH VILLAGE Directed by Stuart Rosenberg Screenplay by Vincent Patrick

Charlie (Mickey Rourke) has an expensive taste for European-cut suits, a beautiful blond girlfriend named Diane (Daryl Hannah) who teaches aerobics, and a good job as maiîre d' in a restaurant. Though burdened by debts and the dream of one day owning a country inn, he is, or would like to think he is, upwardly mobile from the streets of Little Italy that formed him. His problem is that his best friend and cousin, Paulie (Eric Roberts), has enough downward mobility...

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