Big Night

Big Night

Downloadable Video - 1996
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In a restaurant run by two Italian immigrants, the tables sit empty despite the extraordinary talents of Primo the chef (Tony Shalhoub, "Monk") and the ambitious efforts of his brother Secondo (Stanley Tucci, The Devil Wears Prada). A celebrity night at their restaurant promises not only to turn their business around but to change their lives. It's a five-course gourmet experience filled with rich, delicious characters including the marriage-minded girlfriend (Oscar?Nominee* Minnie Driver), the seductive mistress (Isabella Rossellini) and the successful rival (Oscar? Nominee** Ian Holm). From the first bite to the last, this critically-acclaimed movie dishes up an irresistible evening of scrumptious entertainment.
Publisher: [United States] : Paramount : Made available through hoopla, 1996.
Branch Call Number: eVideo hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 video file (ca. 107 min.)) : sd., col.

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beckythecat1
Sep 29, 2014

Funny in a slightly stupid way. Ah, Italian men are so, well, they are. We all believe in a BIG Night that will change us all for the best. But, did it break them or make them? The women in the film are wonderful.

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Aug 31, 2011

Slow. Stanley Tucci (Secondo) and his brother (Primo) came left Italy to make their fortune in the restaurant business in America. But even though they are great cooks, their restaurant is going broke. So, they have one big night to help the restaurant. Not a very exciting movie. Part is in Italian. The characters are not interesting. What can I say, but Stanley Tucci wrote and starred in this movie.

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MartyMiller
Nov 15, 2010

Great cast, great acting, good story.

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kbam48
Dec 15, 2012

kbam48 thinks this title is suitable for 13 years and over

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