King of the Gypsies
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Frank Pierson's energetic and ambitious film, King of the Gypsies, fascinating saga of three generations of a violent gypsy family, Eric Roberts makes an impressive screen debut as Dave, grandson of the aging King Zharko, who is chosen by him to lead the gypsy clan at his death. Dave's only inclination is to join the American mainstream, but he knows that the mantle of gypsy power cannot be taken lightly or denied. Based on the best-selling non-fiction book by Peter Mass (author of The Valachi Papers and Serpico), King of the Gypsies is a compelling and realistic depiction of life inside the mysterious gypsy culture.
Starring Eric Roberts, Judd Hirsch, Sterling Hayden
Director Frank Pierson