An Afternoon with Paul Sorvino, featuring Goodfellas
- Directed by: Martin Scorsese
- USA, 1990, 146 minutes
- In English
- Rated R
Brilliantly adapted from Nicholas Pileggi’s true-life bestseller Wiseguy, GOODFELLAS is a colorful and superbly crafted look at the rise and fall of a mob insider. Directed and co-written (with the author) by Martin Scorsese, this modern masterpiece received six Academy Award® nominations (Joe Pesci won for Best Supporting Actor) and was voted “Best Picture of the Year” by the New York, Los Angeles, and National Societies of Film Critics. Filled with electrifying performances by a standout cast that also included Robert DeNiro, Paul Sorvino, Ray Liotta, and Lorraine Bracco, it stands as a modern American classic and one of the finest gangster films of all time. The late, great Roger Ebert himself called it “the best mob movie ever!” in the Chicago Sun-Times, and we are thrilled to be screening a terrific 35mm print, with a portion of the proceeds going to the Sorvino Asthma Foundation. Mr. Sorvino will be present for a Q&A following the film.