Los Angeles Times - 06/21/1996
"...It's relaxed and good-natured, taking an affectionate embrace of one and all..."
Framed by the conceit of a local filmmaker's documentary opus, an oddball assortment of colorful neighborhood characters mount a search for the missing brother of one of their friends. Their only problem: they don't really get along with each other.
When Les, a young film director, goes back to his old Brooklyn enclave to shoot a movie, he has no idea what he's getting himself into. That's because the community is frantic to discover the whereabouts of local boy One-Eyed Jimmy, who has mysteriously disappeared. Les becomes sucked into the search for Jimmy -- and in the wacky misadventures of various neighborhood eccentrics, mobsters, the FBI and even the Catholic Church. Will One-Eyed Jimmy be found' And could Les's ordeal become the basis of his next movie'