- Rated: R
- Run Time: 1 hours, 40 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: February 8, 2005
- Originally Released: 1995
- Label: Lions Gate
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
Performers, Cast and Crew:
Rolling Stone - 12/01/1994
"...Robustly entertaining....A flavor all its own and a unique ring of truth..."
New York Times - 12/09/1994
"...Lively and likable, a first film with the kind of swift action, clever diologue and clear-cut characters that suggest an expert director's touch..."
Entertainment Weekly - 01/20/1995
"...Powerfully engrossing....There's a devastating vision at work here..." -- Rating: A-
Variety - 02/21/1994
"...A number of excellent performances and some evocative black-and-white images..."
Los Angeles Times - 02/24/1995
"...There's energy in the joy-riding scenes....[Corrente] brings out the snap in his performers..."
When one of two lifelong friends and petty criminals gets a taste of life on the right side of the law, his past threatens to drag him back to--Federal Hill. Winner of the Critics' and Audience Awards at the Deauville Film Festival. Available in color and director's cut black and white versions.
Five men, all friends since childhood, get together to play cards, reminisce and just relax. But their simple life will soon explode when one of them tries to make a big change once and for all.
Social Issues |
- "Federal Hill" played at the 1994 Berlin Film Festival.
- Shot in black-and-white.
- The video is also available in color.
- Copyright 1994 Eagle Beach Productions.