Angel and Big Joe

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Angel and Big Joe
Directed by Bert Salzman
Produced by Doro Bachrach
Written by Bert Salzman
Starring Paul Sorvino
Dadi Pinero
Music by Harry Manfredini, Arlon Ober
Cinematography Paul Glickman
Edited by Armond Lebowitz
Release date
  • 1975 (1975)
Running time
27 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Angel and Big Joe is a 1975 American short drama film directed by Bert Salzman. It won an Academy Award at the 48th Academy Awards in 1976 for Best Short Subject.[1]


Angel (Dadi Pinero) portrays a young migrant worker, while Big Joe (Paul Sorvino) is a telephone lineman. Angel feels that he can trust no one, but Big Joe sets out to prove him wrong.


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  1. ^ "Angel and Big Joe". The New York Times. Retrieved May 24, 2008. 

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