Chinese Coffee (2000)

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Chinese Coffee (2000)
  • Time: 99 min
  • Genre: Drama
  • Director: Al Pacino
  • Cast: Al Pacino, Jerry Orbach, Susan Floyd

Storyline:

When aging, unsuccessful Greenwich Village writer Harry Levine is fired from his job as restaurant doorman, he calls on friend and mentor Jake, ostensibly to collect a long-standing debt. Harry takes the opportunity to solicits his opinion on his latest manuscript, a work of semi-fiction based on their longtime friendship. Although he initially denies having read it, Jake later attacks it on aesthetic grounds, and deep-seated feelings of betrayal and jealousy surface, resulting in a traumatic confrontation.

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