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Gloria (1980)

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DVD Release Date
 R1: Feb 25, 2003

MPAA Rating
PG

Running Time
2 hours, 3 minutes

Country USA

Studio Columbia Pictures

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Other Titles
• Gloria, die Gangsterbraut (1980)
• Gloria - una notte d\'estate (1980)



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Genre: Thriller, Drama, Gangsters, Murder, Suspense, Cult Classic

Plot: Writer-director John Cassavetes presents one of his most touching motion pictures with this story of the unlikely bond between a cynical New Yorker and a young boy. Gloria (Gena Rowlands), the quintessential "tough-talkin' dame"--complete with time in prison and ties to the mob--has put those days behind her, now living a quiet, solitary life. That changes when the Mafia marks her neighbors for death and Gloria is asked to care for their young son, Phil (John Adames). She reluctantly agrees, but because the boy knows incriminating information, they must immediately go into hiding, which takes them on a journey through New York City and ends up sparking a mother-son bond that neither could have ever expected. Cassavetes creates an empowering female role with Gloria, and Rowlands (his real-life wife) runs with it, making her transformation from bitter ex-criminal to overprotective, yet still tough, mother figure seem honest and believable. It is this budding maternal relationship that gives the film a sweetness even amid the gun smoke.

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 Directed by
John Cassavetes
A Woman Under the Influence, Faces, Shadows
 Written by
John Cassavetes
She's So Lovely, Gloria, Rosemary's Baby
 Cast
Gena Rowlands
The Notebook, The Skeleton Key, Taking Lives
Buck Henry
The Graduate, To Die For, Grumpy Old Men
Julie Carmen
In the Mouth of Madness, The Milagro Beanfield War, Fright Night Part II
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 Music By
Bill Conti
Rocky, The Thomas Crown Affair, The Right Stuff



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