True Friends

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True Friends ★★ 1998 (R)

Amateurish but earnest effort by the three lead actors (who also wrote, directed, and produced in various combinations). In 1980, three 12yearold Bronx buddies witness local mob boss, Big Tony, kill a man. They've stayed friends and kept the secret for 15 years but now the crime comes back to haunt them. 98m/C VHS, DVD . James Quattrochi, Loreto Mauro, Rodrigo Botero, Dan Lauria, MacKenzie Phillips, John Capodice, Peter Onorati, Bertila Damas, Leo Rossi; D: James Quattrochi; W: James Quattrochi, Rodrigo Botero; C: Jeff Baustert; M: Charles Dayton.