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Lansky

1999
1h 56m
Crime/Drama
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Cast

Richard Dreyfuss (Meyer Lansky)Yosef Carmon (Rabbi)Mosko Alkalai (Jewelry Shopkeeper)Fima Noveck (Hasid in Grodno)Joshua Praw (Meyer Lansky Age 8)Bernardo Hiller (Max Lansky)Jill Holden (Yetta Lansky)Larry Moss (Benjamin Lansky)Christopher Rodriguez Marquette (Jake Lansky Ages 9-11)Ryan Merriman (Meyer Lansky Ages 12-14)Benjamin Kimball Smith (Irish Gang Leader)Brian Casey (Irish Boy #1)Adam Hendershott (Irish Boy #2)Daniel Sagal (Irish Boy #3)Anthony Medwetz (Benny Siegel Age 11)Amit Alon (Boy Outside Jewelry Shop)Paul Sincoff (Charlie Luciano Ages 17-30)P.C. Frieberg (Old City Civilian)

Director

John McNaughton

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Synopsis

Richard Dreyfuss stars in this compelling, fact-based movie about notorious mobster Meyer Lansky, chronicling his beginnings as a Jewish immigrant to his successful career in gambling, bootlegging and racketeering--and eventually murder.

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