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Killing Them Softly (22-May-2012)

Director: Andrew Dominik

Writer: Andrew Dominik

From novel: Cogan's Trade by George V. Higgins

Producers: Dede Gardner; Anthony Katagas; Brad Pitt; Paula Mae Schwartz; Steve Schwartz

Keywords: Crime, New Orleans

Johnny "Squirrel" Amato orchestrates the robbery mafia-run poker game by two amateurs. He expects the heist will be blamed on the man who runs the game, who robbed it in the past but somehow obtained forgiveness for the transgression. The criminal hierarchy hires an enforcer, played by Brad Pitt, to determine who is behind the robbery and liquidate those involved. Dialogue-driven morality tale, which some people will find too slow moving for their tastes.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Max Casella
6-Jun-1967   Benny Fazio on The Sopranos
James Gandolfini
18-Sep-1961 19-Jun-2013 Tony Soprano wants his money
Richard Jenkins
2-Dec-1953   Six Feet Under
Ray Liotta
18-Dec-1954   Goodfellas
Brad Pitt
18-Dec-1963   Ocean's Eleven
Sam Shepard
5-Nov-1943 27-Jul-2017 Buried Child


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