TORONTO, Aug. 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - The Neighborhood – "Requiem For A Dream meets Goodfellas" – won 8 awards last week from two film festivals: The Hollywood Dreamz International Film Festival (Best Picture, Best Actor - Frank D'Angelo, Best Sound Design, & Best Soundtrack) and at the AOF Film Festival (Best Dialogue, Best Supporting Actor - Franco Nero, Best Actor - Frank D'Angelo & Best Young Performer - Francesco D'Angelo). Prior to that the film also won the prestigious Trilogy award at the ICFF Film Festival in Toronto.
Currently playing in theatres across Canada with great reviews, The feature film The Neighborhood is quickly becoming the must-see movie of the summer. The star-studded The Neighborhood – written and directed by Canadian Frank D'Angelo – is continuing its momentum with a national U.S.A. theatrical release beginning September 1st, with a European release to follow.
Frank D'Angelo's The Neighborhood is a modern-day drama coupling excellent storytelling, fascinating characters and sharp dialogue in an inter-generational mobster power struggle in Brooklyn.
Street-gang leader Angelo Donatello (Frank D'Angelo) runs a small crime crew in the same area as Mafia kingpin Gianluca Moretti (Giancarlo Giannini). When he refuses to join Moretti's plan to distribute heroin in their neighborhood, Angelo and his gang find themselves at war with the mob and battling for control of their territory. Franco Nero, Giancarlo Giannini, Danny Aiello John Savage, Armand Assante and Burt Young co-star in this crime drama. Also in the cast are: John Ashton, Daniel Baldwin, Michael Paré, Robert Miano, Laurie Fortier, Tom Wright and Tony Nardi.
"I have had such a great time shooting this movie," says Danny Aiello, while Franco Nero says "It's been an incredible experience working with Frank D'Angelo," and Giancarlo Giannini, says "Frank D'Angelo is a very talented director".
With actors like these singing his praises it's no wonder Frank D'Angelo is becoming one of the most recognized Canadian film makers of our time, attracting world class actors to appear in his films.
The Neighborhood is now Frank D'Angelo's sixth feature film in just four years, with his past films The Red Maple Leaf, Sicilian Vampire, No Deposit, The Big Fat Stone and Real Gangsters all winning numerous film festival awards and available worldwide on Video-on-Demand, iTunes, Google Play, and Amazon Instant Video. All of Frank D'Angelo's films are distributed by 20th Century Fox.
Frank D'Angelo is a screenwriter, director, actor, musician, and a Canadian talk show host. As a performer, he knew there was a big void in Canada for Canadians to promote their talents and so he created The Being Frank Show, a nationally broadcast late-night talk/variety show. It has boasted guests and show business luminaries such as Al Pacino, Paul Newman, Tony Bennett, Graham Greene, Bill Fichtner, Kim Coates, Estella Warren, Bai Ling, Reggae Rapper Snow, Pavlo, Dan Hill, Ian Thomas, Murray McLauchlan, Missi Pyle, Kevin Hearn of The Barenaked Ladies and many, many more. The Being Frank Show is about to start its 8th season and is expanding to several networks.
SOURCE In Your Ear Productions Ltd.