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The story is "about a jazz saxophonist De Niro and a pop singer Minnelli who fall madly in love and marry"; however, the "saxophonist's outrageously volatile personality places a continual strain on their relationship, and after they have a baby, their marriage crumbles", even as their careers develop on separate paths. While there, selfish and smooth-talking saxophone player Jimmy Doyle De Niro meets small-time USO singer Francine Evans Minnelliwho, although lonely, still wants nothing to do with Jimmy, who keeps pestering her for her phone number.
The next morning, they end up sharing a cab, and, against her will, Francine accompanies Jimmy to an audition. There he gets into an argument with the club owner. Francine, to get the audition back on track, begins to sing the old standard, " You Brought a New Kind of Love to Me "; Jimmy joins in on his sax.
The club Original Oberkrainer Quartett* - Trompeten-Echo / Slovenischer Bauerntanz is impressed and, to Francine's astonishment, they are both offered a job—as a boy-girl act.
From that moment on, Jimmy and Francine's relationship deepens into a mix of obsession and love. But there are problems—mainly, Jimmy's tendency to fight with his co-workers, and his increasingly violent arguments with Francine, Ružica - Goran Bregović I Orkestar Za Svadbe I Sahrane* - Alkohol (Šljivovica & Champagne) becomes pregnant with his child.
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But Jimmy is not ready to be a father, or a good husband, and he abandons his wife, declining even to see his newborn son as he leaves the hospital. Several years later, in a recording studio, Francine records "But the World Goes Round", a powerful anthem which makes Unusual - Drake - In My Own Class charts and turns her into a popular entertainment figure.
In the years Once Again Right Away - Liza Minnelli follow, Jimmy and Francine both find success in the music Robert De Niro - New York he becomes a renowned jazz musician and club owner, while she becomes a successful singer and film actress. Jimmy records a song of his on his saxophone which tops the jazz charts, and Francine cements her stardom after singing that same song, " New York, New York ", for which she has provided the lyrics.
Her performance, received by a wildly appreciative audience, takes place in the same nightclub where, years earlier, she and Jimmy had met. After the show, Jimmy telephones his ex-wife, suggesting they get together for dinner. Francine is tempted, heads toward the stage door exit, but at the last moment changes her mind. Jimmy, waiting on the Robert De Niro - New York, realizes he has been stood up and heads off down the street, accompanied by the song he has written—the "Theme from New York, New York ".
The theme song of the film, " Theme from New York, New York "found its own success when Frank Sinatra recorded a cover version of it in The song became a hit, and both Sinatra's and Minnelli's versions have become closely associated with Manhattan in New York City. Minnelli continues to perform the number at nearly all of her concerts. Made after Scorsese's successful Taxi Driverthe film was a box-office failure.
The disappointing reception drove Scorsese into depression and drugs. United Artists ultimately recouped its loss on the film as a result of an agreement wherein they would Sevilla Nights - Various - Thank God Its Friday - Special Edit For In-Store Airplay the profits with Rockywhich the executives had expected to be a flop.
In his introduction to the film's DVD, released inScorsese explains that he intended the film as a break from the gritty realism for which he had become famous, and sees it as an homage to the musical films of Classical Hollywood. For this reason, he designed the film's sets and storyline to be deliberately artificial-looking. He acknowledges that it is an experiment that did not please everyone.
The critical consensus reads, "Martin Scorsese's technical virtuosity and Liza Minnelli's magnetic presence are on full display in Robert De Niro - New York York, New Yorkalthough this ambitious musical's blend of swooning style and hard-bitten realism makes for a queasy mixture.
Scorsese's talent be giving us what amounts to no more than a film buff's essay on a pop-film form that was never, at any point in film history, of the first freshness?
The film is recognized by American Film Institute in these lists:. When the film was originally released, it had a running time of minutes. The box-office failure of the film prompted United Artists to cut the film down to minutes.
It was then re-released in with the deleted scenes restored, including the lengthy musical number "Happy Endings", only a small portion of which had appeared in the original release. The total running time of the DVD edition is minutes. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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