Jerry (Joe Mantegna), a low-level mobster, is tasked with keeping Gino (Don Ameche), an old shoeshiner, safe the weekend before he is set to confess to a murder he didn't commit. The misadventure begins when Gino is mistaken for a mob boss when Jerry takes him out for a final fling. Ameche and Mantegna shared Best Actor honors at the Venice Film Festival for their roles in this David Mamet romp.
Starring Don Ameche, Joe Mantegna, Robert Prosky
Director David Mamet