Mean StreetsThe movie portrays an intimate picture of the trivial incidents an intimate picture of the trivial incidents and latent violence in the world of Charlie - is a young Italian-American man and Johnny Boy. A small-time hood struggles to succeed on the 'mean streets' of Little Italy.Keywords:
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Directors of "Mean Streets"Martin ScorseseBirthdate: 17 November 1942, Queens, New York City, New York, USA
Creators of "Mean Streets"Martin ScorseseBirthdate: 17 November 1942, Queens, New York City, New York, USAMardik MartinBirthdate: 16 September 1936, Iran
Critic Reviews of "Mean Streets"Chicago ReaderMarch 31, 2008
The acting and editing have such an original, tumultuous force that the picture is completely gripping.VarietyMarch 31, 2008
Scorsese is exceptionally good at guiding his largely unknown cast to near-flawless recreations of types. Outstanding in this regard is De Niro.Time OutFebruary 09, 2006
One of the best American films of the decade.New York TimesMay 20, 2003
No matter how bleak the milieu, no matter how heartbreaking the narrative, some films are so thoroughly, beautifully realized they have a kind of tonic effect that has no relation to the subject matter.Los Angeles TimesFebruary 14, 2001
Its greatness lies in its leanness, with nary a word, a move, a gesture that's nonessential.Chicago Sun-TimesJanuary 01, 2000
In countless ways, right down to the detail of modern TV crime shows, Mean Streets is one of the source points of modern movies.Seanax.comMay 22, 2016
[F]or all the violence of the streets, this is less a crime film than a character piece, a love letter to the streets of New York's Little Italy and the young men rattling around like tough guys and fantasizing about becoming the real thing.QuickflixApril 16, 2013
This marriage of indelible imagery with electric, seemingly incongruous pop songs wouldn't be bettered until, well, the next time Scorsese decided to do it.CinePassionMarch 03, 2013
Scorsese exalts cinema as the mediator of reality, memory and reverie, the demonic art that enthralls the church boyMatt's Movie ReviewsMarch 09, 2011
Authentic in feel and immensely personal in subject matter, Mean Streets marked the arrival of one Martin Scorsese and his unique brand of urban filmmaking.Cinema WriterAugust 20, 2010
showcases Scorsese's artistic strengths and weaknesses as they stood at the outset of his career
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