Big Night

    Genre
    Drama
  • Runtime
    107 mins
  • Release Date
    1996
  • Countries
    US
  • Languages
    English, Italian

ANGELIKA’S NOTE

From director/writer Stanley Tucci, Film Independent Spirit Award winner BIG NIGHT is set in 1950s New Jersey, and centers on two brothers who run an Italian restaurant. With their business on the brink of collapse, they plan one big night of incredible food in a final effort to save the restaurant. "As delicately and deliciously prepared as the dishes it features, Big Night is a lyric to the love of food, family and persuasive acting" (Los Angeles Times).
DIRECTED BY:
Campbell Scott, Stanley Tucci
WRITTEN BY:
Stanley Tucci, Joseph Tropiano
CAST INCLUDES:
Minnie Driver, Ian Holm, Marc Anthony, Tony Shalhoub, Stanley Tucci

SYNOPSIS

Chef Primo (Tony Shalhoub) and businessman Secondo (Stanley Tucci) are immigrant brothers from Italy who open their dream restaurant, Paradise, in New Jersey. However, Primo’s authentic food is too unfamiliar for the local tastes, and the restaurant is struggling. When famous Italian-American bandleader Louis Prima is scheduled to appear at Paradise, the two brothers put all of their efforts into the important meal, which will likely decide the fate of their restaurant.

Big Night

    Genre
    Drama
  • Runtime
    107 mins
  • Release Date
    1996
  • Countries
    US
  • Languages
    English, Italian
DIRECTED BY
Campbell Scott, Stanley Tucci
WRITTEN BY
Stanley Tucci, Joseph Tropiano
CAST INCLUDES
Minnie Driver, Ian Holm, Marc Anthony, Tony Shalhoub, Stanley Tucci
From director/writer Stanley Tucci, Film Independent Spirit Award winner BIG NIGHT is set in 1950s New Jersey, and centers on two brothers who run an Italian restaurant. With their business on the brink of collapse, they plan one big night of incredible food in a final effort to save the restaurant. "As delicately and deliciously prepared as the dishes it features, Big Night is a lyric to the love of food, family and persuasive acting" (Los Angeles Times).

Chef Primo (Tony Shalhoub) and businessman Secondo (Stanley Tucci) are immigrant brothers from Italy who open their dream restaurant, Paradise, in New Jersey. However, Primo’s authentic food is too unfamiliar for the local tastes, and the restaurant is struggling. When famous Italian-American bandleader Louis Prima is scheduled to appear at Paradise, the two brothers put all of their efforts into the important meal, which will likely decide the fate of their restaurant.