The Killing of a Chinese Bookie, DVD



Cosmo Vitelli (Ben Gazzara) owns a strip joint; he loves his girls and he loves his job.

Trouble is, however, he also loves to gamble and this has resulted in a huge and ever-increasing debt to the mob.

So when he is offered the chance to clear his debt in one fell swoop he jumps at it - until he discovers that the job he must carry out is the murder of a man known only as 'The Chinese Bookie'.

An involving look at the world of small-time gangsters, written and directed by the legendary independent filmmaker John Cassavetes.


  • Format: DVD
  • Region: 2
  • Certification: (15)
  • EAN: 5035673011775
  • Catalogue number: BFIB1177
  • Studio: BFI
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  • Genre: Drama
  • Colour: Colour


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