INTERVIEW: ‘City Island’ Director’s Tribute To Working Class Families is a Sleeper Hit

INTERVIEW: ‘City Island’ Director’s Tribute To Working Class Families is a Sleeper Hit

Posted on Mar 18, 2015 in City Island, Interviews

By CARL KOZLOWSKI [From Breitbart.com] Amid a spring movie season awash in mega-budgeted, big-studio releases, only one film has consistently shot up the box office charts week after week – rising more than 200 percent last weekend alone. That film is the delightfully funny movie “City Island,” starring and co-produced by Andy Garcia, and as […]

Raymond De Felitta’s love affair with ‘City Island’

Raymond De Felitta’s love affair with ‘City Island’

Posted on May 19, 2010 in City Island

By Marshall Fine  [From The Huffington Post] Sitting backstage at a recent screening of his film, City Island, waiting to go on for a Q&A session with the audience, writer-director Raymond De Felitta’s head snapped up at the sound of a gale of laughter from within the theater. “Are you sure,” he asked hesitantly, “that they’re […]

City Island: Interview with writer/director Raymond De Felitta

City Island: Interview with writer/director Raymond De Felitta

Posted on Apr 5, 2010 in City Island, Interviews

By Emanuel Levy Raymond De Felitta is the writer/director “City Island,” which stars Andy Garcia, Juliana Margulies, and Alan Arkin. The dramedy was released by Anchor Bay Films in limited cities on March 19. “I wanted to explore how our painful pasts intrude on our present and future lives,” says De Felitta. “I believe if […]

Exclusive: City Island Director Raymond De Felitta

Exclusive: City Island Director Raymond De Felitta

Posted on Mar 18, 2010 in City Island

[From ComingSoon.net] Before last year’s Tribeca Film Festival, few people knew about the Bronx subdivision known as City Island, but thanks to Raymond De Felitta’s new movie of the same name, it winds up being the perfect setting for one of the most distinctive dysfunctional family comedies you’re likely to see. It stars Andy Garcia […]