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GO GO TALES

by Abel Ferrara

synopsis

Ray e Joy run a « go go » cabaret in downtown Manhattan, "Paradise". The club is a factory of dreams for young dancers trying to make their way in the showbiz. Everything happens in a night, Ray e Jay are facing imminent foreclosure by the landlady when Johnny (Ray’s younger brother) tells Ray he is no longer willing to lend him the money to keep the club open. Things have gotten so bad that even the dancers are threatening to "strip-strike", and to make matters worse, Ray has lost their winning lottery ticket...

original title: Go Go Tales
country: Italy, United States
year: 2007
genre: fiction
directed by: Abel Ferrara
release date: IT 20/06/2008, PT 09/04/2009
screenplay: Abel Ferrara
cast: Willem Dafoe, Bob Hoskins, Matthew Modine, Bianca Balti, Lou Doillon, Asia Argento, Burt Young, Danny Quinn, Riccardo Scamarcio, Sylvia Miles
cinematography by: Fabio Cianchetti
film editing: Frank DeCurtis
costumes designer: Gemma Mascagni
producer: Massimo Gatti, Steven W. Lefkowitz, Roberto De Nigris, Frank DeCurtis
production: Bellatrix Media, De Nigris Productions (IT), Go Go Tales Inc (US)
distributor: Mediafilm S.P.A., Lusomundo (PT)
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