Thursday, July 9, 2009
An adaptation of Shakespeare's tragedy "Macbeth," MEN OF RESPECT is set in the New York underworld, where Michael Battaglia (John Turturro) is a fearless mobster who wins the respect of his powerful Godfather. But the prodding of his ambitious wife and the prophecy of a ghetto gypsy convinces Battaglia to murder the Godfather and claim his crown.
Sam Giancaca is the head of the mob that runs Las Vegas. When he meets and falls for the lead singer of a group `the McGuire sisters' he begins to drift from his day to day duties and finds his leadership compromised as the Grand Jury looms nearer.