Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Ghost. That wasn't his Iine, no. You can tell me why the Cardinal refused to make any comment? Well, I respect that, Your Eminence. When events and evidence surrounding the mutilated corpse of a would-be actress begin to tighten the noose around a small and corrupt group that spans all these borders, the relationship of the brothers becomes increasingly strained. They are fond of each other, but spend little time together. Sergeant Spellacy, may I help you? Compared to when she died. Produced by Chartoff-Winkler Productions, it is adapted from the by , loosely based on the murder case of 1947.
What, you think I'm gonna Iose any sleep over who took this broad out? She sure Iooks better in one piece. He was supposed to go in the water, Vinnie. They all do it to somebody sideways. Frank spots the girl a few days later being taken into the jail entrance after a roundup. Looks Iike a Ieprechaun, thinks Iike an Arab. Just a matter of time.
He's the pastor at St. You saw his picture in the paper. Get some patrol cars to shake down the area. Who the hell are you to ask all these questions? In fact I feel that it is impossible for anyone without at least some semblance of religious sensibility to appreciate the true character of this movie. Holy Mary, mother of God, pray for us sinners, now and at the hour of our death. He's helping me build my motel in Culver City. Of course, that was before you started doing fundraisers for St.
Don't you think so, Des? Fifty-three times she called him. Must have been a boat race. That wasn't the only reason I came to talk to you. It's a very nice photo. I sit on your face, and you try to guess my weight. It's a Iong Iist, Your Eminence. She said she was up for a part.
Well, I think you're making a mistake, Your Eminence. Well, you know, she still thinks that the early martyrs didn't have spoons in the catacombs. You keep him off my fucking back. In the middle of all this goddamn sand? The arteries to the pump are shot. Deputy Coroner as Joe Medalis.
I think, once the Rancho Rosa situation has been resolved, that we should really seriously re-evaluate Mr. You're a cop, not a pillar of the community. That's the Iong and the short of it. Those expecting simply a crime story will be disappointed, for the horrific murder that is the centerpiece of the movie is nothing more than, in Hitchcock's term, a 'McGuffin' on which to hang a richly human tale of corruption, guilt, brotherly conflict and devotion, and redemption. May the blessing of Almighty God, the Father, the Son, and the Holy Ghost descend upon you and remain forever. Jack, I want to tell you something.
Father Duarte said you weren't feeling 100 percent. This story is somewhat loosely based on the story of Elizabeth Short, widely known as the Black Dahlia. She was cut in two. When it first came out I recall that no less a personage than William F. Well, if you don't believe me, check it out.
In fact I feel that it is impossible for anyone without at least some semblance of religious sensibility to appreciate the true character of this movie. Panty sniffers, weenie flashers, guys who fall in Iove with their shoes, guys who belt their hog on the number 43 bus. You ever tell your brother in confession that Jack was paying you off? He Iooks 100, if you ask me. I never had a great gift for Ioving God, and Seamus told me that that was not a drawback as Iong as I could make myself useful. I need you Iike I need another fuck.
And another thing, about your brother. The brothers are played by Robert Duvall and Robert DeNiro, in performances that will linger in your mind forever. I want to know that. You should be thinking ahead too. The Monsignor Iearned it by heart when I was his curate at St. He was an altar boy, was he? We got to be friends, she and I.