Alphabet City

Run Time: 85 min. Format: 35mm Rating: R Release Year: 1984

Starring: Jami Gertz, Kate Vernon, Michael Winslow, Vincent Spano

Downtown takes a souped-up ride uptown when ALPHABET CITY hits 42nd Street’s Rialto Theatre when THE DEUCE comes to Nitehawk on Thursday, November 7! 

WITH VERY SPECIAL GUESTS –  Director and writer AMOS POE, MICHAEL CODELLA (former NYPD narcotics detective and co-author/subject of Alphaville – 1988: Welcome to Heroin City, Crime, Punishment, and the Battle for New York City’s Lower East Side) and BRUCE BENNETT (Wall Street Journal reporter and co-author of Alphaville).

Plus: Rialto Theatre history, prizes, surprises, drink special at the after-party, and music by DJ BOOGALOW! Hosted and presented by ‘The Deuce Boys’: Jeff, Andy, and Joe. Seating begins approximately around 9pm. 

80s action amped up to breakneck speed as No Wave meets New Wave on the neon-drenched streets of New York’s ALPHABET CITY! At 19 they gave him the streets. Now they’re going to take them backVincent Spano’s mobster middle-man drug-dealer has to make the choices that could get him out…Or get him killed! With one night to set it all right and his white Pontiac Firebird as his steed – he burns rubber and burns bridges in a heady race toward redemption and reconciliation. Will Lady Luck be his passenger tonight? Melancholy looks…Smoldering passions and burning garbage pails…Music and MURDER!

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