The Deli

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The Deli ★★ 1997

Johnny Amico (Starr) runs a New York deli, has a bad gambling habit and a big debt to mobster Tommy Tomatoes (Vincent), an outspoken Mama (Malina), and a colorful clientele. Not much happens, the budget is small, but the actors charm. 98m/C VHS, DVD . Joseph (Joe) D'Onofrio, Mike Starr, Judith Malina, Matt Keeslar, Frank Vincent, Ice-T, Heather Matarazzo, Iman, Jerry Stiller; D: John A. Gallagher; W: John A. Gallagher, John Dorrian; C: Robert Lechterman; M: Ernie Mannix.