|Directed by||James DeMonaco|
|Produced by||Luc Besson|
Pierre-Ange Le Pogam
|Written by||James DeMonaco|
Staten Island (also known as Little New York) is a 2009 crime film written and directed by James DeMonaco in his directorial debut. It stars Ethan Hawke, Vincent D'Onofrio, and Seymour Cassel as three Staten Islanders whose lives intersect through a crime. Following a very limited theatrical run in New York City, it was released on DVD and Blu-ray Disc in December 2009.
A Staten Island mob boss Parmie (D'Onofrio) is robbed by a septic tank cleaner named Sully (Hawke), who is friends with Jasper (Cassel), a deaf deli employee moonlighting as a corpse chopper for Parmie.
- Ethan Hawke as Sully Halverson
- Vincent D'Onofrio as Parmie Tarzo
- Seymour Cassel as Jasper Sabiano
- Julianne Nicholson as Mary Halverson
- Adrian Martinez as Officer Rodriguez
The film received mixed to average reviews from critics. The New York Times critic praised the director James DeMonaco for "adroitly weaving violence, absurdity and sentiment, even an environmental consciousness, into a modest, appealing fable", while the reviewer from The New York Daily News blamed him for "wasting a strong cast in silly roles".
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- Neumaier, Joe; Weitzman, Elizabeth (2009-11-19). "Short movie reviews". The New York Daily News. Retrieved 2009-12-27.
- Staten Island on IMDb
- Staten Island at Metacritic
- Staten Island at Rotten Tomatoes
- Staten Island at AllMovie
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