Last Exit to Brooklyn

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Last Exit to Brooklyn ★★★½ 1990 (R)\

Hubert Selby Jr.'s shocking book comes to the screen in a vivid film. Leigh gives a stunning performance as a young Brooklyn girl caught between the Mafia, union men, and friends struggling for something better. Set in the 1950s. Fine supporting cast; excellent pacing. 102m/C VHS . Jennifer Jason Leigh, Burt Young, Stephen Lang, Ricki Lake, Jerry Orbach, Maia Danziger, Stephen Baldwin; D: Uli Edel; C: Stefan Czapsky. N.Y. Film Critics '89: Support. Actress (Leigh).