Yonkers Joe



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Los Angeles, Calif. : Magnolia Home Entertainment, [2009]
1 videodisc (102 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
9786312820123 10184, 876964001847

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Joe is a great con artist and dice hustler who makes a lot of money from working the tables at Las Vegas casinos. He and his girlfriend Janice have a pretty good life. But then Joe gets a call from the institution where his son, Joe Jr., is at. Joe Jr., who has Down's Syndrome is being disruptive and thus must be taken out of the institution. Joe doesn't know how to take care of his son and this new change in his life is ruining a lot of his plans for making money. Over time, the father and son try to live with each other while at the same time trying to help each other out

Originally released as a motion picture in 2008

Special features: Yonkers Joe premiere; behind the scenes; "The moves;" "The look;" "Meet Fast Jack."

Director of photography, Michael Fimognari ; editors, Jim Makiej, Gary A. Friedman ; music, Chris Hajian

Chazz Palminteri, Christine Lahti, Tom Guiry, Linus Roache, Michael Lerner

MPAA rating: R; for language including sexual references

DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.78:1); Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo., NTSC

English dialogue, Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned

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