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Reviewed in the United Kingdom on December 12, 2013. Her performance is highly dramatic and she plays the role superbly. Behind them are Gotti's defense attorney Bruce Cutler, informant Wilfred Johnson, and his lawyer, Richard A. Rehbock. This film is laughingly sophomoric for its under-writing and over-acting. This should have never made it to release; it should have been clear to them in the editing room where I would have expected them to say, "Oh well... we tried." Your Profile? Her quest culminates in the riveting and controversial trial of a Mafia boss and the principles that govern their lives. Decent movie. Lorraine Bracco puts in a great performance in this true to life story of Diane Giacalone's quest to "get Gotti". A painless way to learn some important history. Most movies "based" on true events in real life should have a disclaimer at the beginning that says "The names in this story are true. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. Gotti: The Rise and Fall of a Real Life Mafia Don (2000). Bracco shouts so often and does not display subtlety or innuendo. There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. I couldn't be so fearless. A rather Cheesy Movie which shows its TV roots by the fact that the Tough Talking Mafiosa types use the tamest of profanities,along with a very Movie of the Week style feel to it given its brutal true origins.Worth a look if you find it cheap,but far from the best Gotti movie out there. Je trouve que ce film est moins palpitant que le film john gotti mais c est un avis subjectif. Not exactly a flawlessly great movie, but i still give it 3 stars because the true story of this hero Diane G. the ADA is overwhelmingly riveting to think that a person who grew up in the same bad area of NY as did Gotti did not have to go on to be a menace to society as he did, but instead a very positive force. Uncooperative FBI agents and bureaucrats will not deter the driven young prosecutor. In "Getting Gotti," actress Lorraine Bracco plays the starring role as Diane Giacalone, the Federal Assistant District Attorney who …

Interesting but the acting is too loud. Although they grew up in the same Brooklyn neighborhood, Diane Giacalone (Lorraine Bracco, The Sopranos), the new Assistant U.S. Attorney, is determined to prosecute John Gotti, the Mob’s infamous, ‘Dapper Don’ (Anthony John Denison). Reviewed in the United States on January 29, 2020. The movie is the story of the first time John Gotti was put on trial for racketeering after he became the godfather of the Gambino Family in New York. Lorraine Bracco, Tony Denison, Kathleen Laskey, August Schellenberg, Kenneth Welsh, Donald Kushner, John M. Eckert, Peter Locke, Vanessa Hayes, Reviewed in the United States on March 30, 2020.

I heard Sammy the Bull's daughter on television tonite speaking about her pain when she discovered that it was her own father who had killed her beloved uncle. Lorraine Bracco (Italian: ; born October 2, 1954) is an American film and television actress.Known for her distinct husky voice and Brooklyn accent, she has been nominated for an Academy Award, four Emmy Awards, four Golden Globe Awards, and three … This movie taught me not to be so soft on criminals who grew up in a bad environment, because there are examples of great goodness like Diane G. the ADA was all about. I felt the passion of the prosecutor, the fact that the good guys win, and that great summation at the end. The first time I saw "Getting Gotti" was well before I had ever saw Lorraine Bracco play Tony Soprano's psychotherapist in The Sopranos. I enjoyed it. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. Immediately to the right of the judge are John Gotti, Anthony Rampino (a.k.a. Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustration. If Gotti had any ounce of goodness or humility or regret for living a criminal life, he would have shown her courtesy & respect, but instead he was a pompous low life jackass around her who didn't even have the decency to NOT rub it in after he was acquited due to jury tampering. Wow! Its not bad, slow beginning but gets better. But that is NOT the case for this movie.

U.S. Assistant District Attorney Diane F. Giacalone addressed the jury during the trial of John Gotti, then leader of the Gambino organized crime family, in the Brooklyn Federal Court as Judge Eugene Nickerson presided in March 1987. 10th Fl 230 W 36th St New York, NY 10018 - 7501. Unable to add item to List. ", Reviewed in the United States on July 12, 2018. And so do confrontations outside the court room, including those with officials including FBI agents who refuse to cooperate with her because the case interferes with their own agendas and strategies for getting Gotti. A movie based on real, historic events which does not distort those events. The confrontation between Giacalone and Gotti's attorney, defense witnesses, and Gotti himself make for excellent court room drama. Diane F Giacalone - New York, NY.

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Reviewed in the United States on November 17, 2016. Powerful, powerful, powerful, powerful, powerful. This prosecutor was so brave! After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on October 25, 2014.