Below I've posted a very good mini-doc (twelve minutes) on the making of "Serpico", the 1973 Al Pacino/Sidney Lumet classic. Lumet talks about the way it was shot (quickly), the pleasure he and Pacino had in working with each other and a bunch of other crap. Why have I posted it? New York in the early 70's was much like NY in the late eighties/early nineties. And young Al and Michael Pitt share certain method instincts--both in performance and in work styles. They also shot at a lot of lousy New York locations, like we did. Thus do I consider "Serpico" an older cousin of "Rob The Mob" and hence the inclusion in today's post of this doc--which has thus far attracted a whopping 700 plus views on youtube.
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