Paul Sorvino on GOODFELLAS character Harlem Aria - Paul Sorvino 2 days ago   02:45

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To close out this year's festival, the cast of Martin Scorsese's mob classic GOODFELLAS celebrated the film's 25th anniversary with Jon Stewart.

In this clip, actor Paul Sorvino discusses his character in the film Paul Cicero. Sorvino reveals how difficult it was for him to “find the spine of that character.” He tells the audience that “once you find that spine, it makes all the decisions for you.” He explains the intricacies of the role, describing how the externals of the role were quite easy but the real challenge was the “inner life” and the “bifurcation of the character" he strived to portray. Sorvino shares how he was so close to quitting the role, telling the audience “I’m a poet, I’m an opera singer, I’m an author, Im a sculpture, none of it is gangster” and “when i was trying to find this I was really at a loss."

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Comments 22 Comments

Nineteen Sixty-Nine
Paul's Repo! movie is better.
jsphat81
In real life Paulie sounds like a college professor. No accent whatsoever. Amazing!
General Patzer
Best mob film ever
Jocko Adams
That Paulie "death glare" was perfect.
Jeronimo Mico
Legend.
David Wesley
Doesnt he look like marty now? lol
If I want your opinion, I will give it to you!
Please post the whole video. This is a gem of an excerpt.
Fred dog
I met robert with my co workers. I love you pauli !
Gary McDougall
Its true. I mean, look at Frank Minucci who played the incarcerated mob boss in Carlitos Way - he was a NYC mafia enforcer and the eys are the same....."just one button I push"
Chris McVie
were is the whole video please this is epic
locks69
he shouldve
Phero
Smart dude
Dustin Martin
And now Paul Sorvino is gonna be doing conventions. AWESOME!!!
Wisam Safi
Where the hell is Joe Pesci! Keep him here!
Sad he couldn't attend
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Harlem Aria - Paul Sorvino Paul Sorvino on GOODFELLAS character 2 days ago   03:59

In Harlem Aria (1999) Gabriel Casseus, as Anton, crashes the party on the big stage alongside of actor Paul Sorvino (Fabiano Grazzi) in this dramatic and funny motion picture, which also co-star Damon Wayans and Christian Camargo.