Feature, USA 1993, 145 min, OV
The Puerto-Rican American drug dealer Carlito Brigante (Al Pacino) is sentenced to 30 years in jail but his cunning lawyer Kleinfeld (Sean Penn) gets him out after just five. Brigante wants to get out of the Mafia milieu but his code of honor drags him ever deeper into it. Brian de Palma’s film is a superbly acted gangster thriller that can take its place alongside classics such as "The Godfather" or "Goodfellas". It vibrates with the atmosphere of the Latin Jazz bars in 1970s New York.
Traffic restrictions From 23 July, John-Foster-Dulles-Allee is closed to motorized traffic between Haus der Kulturen der Welt and Spreeweg. The Haus is still accessible to drivers coming from the direction of the Reichstag but parking is severely restricted. The 100 Bus route will be diverted to Straße des 17. Juni and there is a provisional bus stop “Haus der Kulturen der Welt”. More...