The Killing of a Chinese Bookie DVD
Starring Ben Gazzara, Timothy Carey, Morgan Woodward, Seymour Cassel, Virginia Carrington, Meade Roberts, Robert Phillips, John Kullers, Azizi Johari, Alice Fredlund
Directed by John Cassavetes
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
- Release date: 15/07/2013
- Genre: Drama
- Colour: Colour