Re: RARA-AVIS: Re: Mafia Noir

From: Kerry J. Schooley (
Date: 13 Oct 2005

At 06:43 PM 12/10/2005 -0700, you wrote:
>Thanks, Jason.
>Come to think of it, here's a Mafia noir: re-tell
>Godfathers I and II from Fredo's point of view. He's
>desperate and doomed. And he certainly got screwed
>out on Lake Tahoe.
>Especially as embodied by John Cazale, he could be a
>protagonist in a Jason Starr novel!

Man, you don't think GF is noir enough? Guy sees his brother murdered, sees his father nearly murdered, murders his own brother, loses his wife and is detached from his children. And the sister, pleading for him to spare Fredo? Remember Pacino roaring "Everytime I try to get out, they pull me back in."

Best, Kerry

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