Please try again. Behind them are Gotti's defense attorney Bruce Cutler, informant Wilfred Johnson, and his lawyer, Richard A. Rehbock. Loraine Brocco comes across as reading her lines in a third language while struggling to translate them into English. Her over-dramatic outbursts simply don't play in reality, nor does the story itself, even if it's based in fact. Immediately to the right of the judge are John Gotti, Anthony Rampino (a.k.a. Lorraine Bracco puts in a great performance in this true to life story of Diane Giacalone's quest to "get Gotti". This movie taught me not to be so soft on criminals who grew up in a bad environment, because there are examples of great goodness like Diane G. the ADA was all about. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. The movie is the story of the first time John Gotti was put on trial for racketeering after he became the godfather of the Gambino Family in New York. This jury acquitted Gotti, but the "Dapper Don" ultimately went to prison. This prosecutor was so brave! Decent movie. Bracco shouts so often and does not display subtlety or innuendo. If anything, my good appreciation of her in The Sopranos may be prejudiced by her remarkable performance in "Getting Gotti" - not the other way around. Gotti: The Rise and Fall of a Real Life Mafia Don (2000). In "Getting Gotti," actress Lorraine Bracco plays the starring role as Diane Giacalone, the Federal Assistant District Attorney who prosecutes Gotti in the case. Wow! Not exactly a flawlessly great movie, but i still give it 3 stars because the true story of this hero Diane G. the ADA is overwhelmingly riveting to think that a person who grew up in the same bad area of NY as did Gotti did not have to go on to be a menace to society as he did, but instead a very positive force. Je trouve que ce film est moins palpitant que le film john gotti mais c est un avis subjectif. Learn how and when to remove this template message, Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act, The Perfect Husband: The Laci Peterson Story, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Getting_Gotti&oldid=982178850, Short description is different from Wikidata, Articles needing additional references from June 2019, All articles needing additional references, Pages using infobox television with editor parameter, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 6 October 2020, at 16:24. There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. Join Facebook to connect with Diane Giacalone and others you may know. Although they grew up in the same Brooklyn neighborhood, Diane Giacalone (Lorraine Bracco, The Sopranos), the new Assistant U.S. Attorney, is determined to prosecute John Gotti, the Mobs infamous, Dapper Don (Anthony John Denison). A painless way to learn some important history. There's a problem loading this menu right now. I couldn't be so fearless. The confrontation between Giacalone and Gotti's attorney, defense witnesses, and Gotti himself make for excellent court room drama. The movie is the story of the first time John Gotti was put on trial for racketeering after he became the godfather of the Gambino Family in New York. Reviewed in the United States on November 7, 2016, Bracco is the Bomb,...that Italian accent punctuates her passionate delivery lines, always do double take when I find she is in a movie,..."Soprano's", Reviewed in the United States on June 24, 2018. Tony Roach), and defense attorney Barry Slotnick. This movie "Getting Gotti" wasn't so much about Gotti, but more about the courageous work of Diane G., a public servant working as a NYC ADA. A rather Cheesy Movie which shows its TV roots by the fact that the Tough Talking Mafiosa types use the tamest of profanities,along with a very Movie of the Week style feel to it given its brutal true origins.Worth a look if you find it cheap,but far from the best Gotti movie out there. Her quest culminates in the riveting and controversial trial of a Mafia boss and the principles that govern their lives. I felt the passion of the prosecutor, the fact that the good guys win, and that great summation at the end. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on April 18, 2016. Getting Gotti is a 1994 TV film centered on a Brooklyn Assistant District Attorney named Diane Giacalone, and her attempts to build a Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO) case against John Gotti and the Gambino crime family. And so do confrontations outside the court room, including those with officials including FBI agents who refuse to cooperate with her because the case interferes with their own agendas and strategies for getting Gotti. It is a nice movie when you are bored on a rainy day with nowhere to go. This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. Lorraine Bracco (Italian: ; born October 2, 1954) is an American film and television actress.Known for her distinct husky voice and Brooklyn accent, she has been nominated for an Academy Award, four Emmy Awards, four Golden Globe Awards, and three … In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. Her performance is highly dramatic and she plays the role superbly. This should have never made it to release; it should have been clear to them in the editing room where I would have expected them to say, "Oh well... we tried." Your Profile? Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. This film is laughingly sophomoric for its under-writing and over-acting. A movie based on real, historic events which does not distort those events. U.S. Assistant District Attorney Diane F. Giacalone addressed the jury during the trial of John Gotti, then leader of the Gambino organized crime family, in the Brooklyn Federal Court as Judge Eugene Nickerson presided in … I enjoyed it. The defendants' catered banquets in court every lunchtime were kind of funny. View the profiles of people named Diane Giacalone. Previous 14 of 20 Next All Objects Diane Giacalone Making Statement to Jury. Reviewed in the United States on January 29, 2020. Those who already enjoy seeing Loraine Bracco in The Sopranos should be thrilled to see her in "Getting Gotti. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on December 12, 2013. U.S. Assistant District Attorney Diane F. Giacalone addressed the jury during the trial of John Gotti, then leader of the Gambino organized crime family, in the Brooklyn Federal Court as Judge Eugene Nickerson presided in March 1987. Find Diane Giacalone's phone number, address, and email on Spokeo, the leading online directory for contact information. Lorraine Bracco, Tony Denison, Kathleen Laskey, August Schellenberg, Kenneth Welsh, Donald Kushner, John M. Eckert, Peter Locke, Vanessa Hayes, Reviewed in the United States on March 30, 2020. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. Reviewed in the United States on November 19, 2016. Diane F. Giacalone. Only the facts have been changed." In "Getting Gotti," actress Lorraine Bracco plays the starring role as Diane Giacalone, the Federal Assistant District Attorney who … Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon.