City Island

Meet the Rizzos

HD FSK 12 USA 2009 99 min
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The Rizzos, a family who doesn't share their habits, aspirations, and careers with one another, find their delicate web of lies disturbed by the arrival of a young ex-con.


Raymond De Felitta


Andy García, Raymond De Felitta, Lauren Versel, Zachary Matz, Maria Teresa Arida, Milutin G. Gatsby, Lucia Seabra, Grzegorz Hajdarowicz, Michael Roban


Ezra Miller, Louis Mustillo, Andy García, Louise Stratten, Julianna Margulies, Steven Strait, Dominik García-Lorido, Alan Arkin, Emily Mortimer, Carrie Baker Reynolds, Hope Glendon-Ross


Raymond De Felitta


Jan A.P. Kaczmarek

Art Director

Vanja Cernjul, Franckie Diago


Tere Duncan

Full description

Vince Rizzo, a lifelong resident of the tiny Bronx enclave of City Island, is a family man who makes his living as a corrections officer, but secretly longs to become an actor. Ashamed to admit his aspirations to his family, Vince would rather let his fiery wife Joyce believe his weekly poker games are a cover for an affair than admit he s taking acting classes. When Vince is asked to reveal his biggest secret in class, he sets off a chain of events that turns his mundane suburban life upside down. Inspired by the exercise, he decides to bring his long-lost ex-con son Tony home to meet his family, and it soon becomes clear that everyone - including his college student daughter, teenaged son Vinnie, Jr., charismatic acting partner and drama coach - has something to hide. A perfect storm of deception and half truths makes Vince and his family members realize that the truth may not set them free, but it is easier to keep track of than all their well-intentioned lies.

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