For the Love of Money (film)
|For the Love of Money|
|Directed by||Ellie Kanner-Zuckerman|
|Produced by||Izek Shomof
|Screenplay by||Jenna Mattison|
|Story by||Michael Micco|
|Music by||Jerome Dillon|
|Edited by||Karl T. Hirsch
All Cash Productions
In Tel Aviv, 1973, young Izek is raised in a seedy, gangster-filled illegal casino that operates behind his family's bar. When violence and crime finds its way to him and his family, Izek and his family relocate to Los Angeles. Hoping to start anew, Izek pursues his ambitions, and becomes successful. He falls in love with the beautiful Aline. However, the world of crime Izek tried to escape continues to dog him. Threatened by a temperamental gangster (James Caan), his criminal cousin (Oded Fehr), and a Colombian drug lord (Steven Bauer), Izek struggles for a clean slate as those close to him fall victim to the promises of quick money through crime.
- Yehuda Levi as Yuda Levi
- Delphine Chanéac as Aline
- James Caan as Mickey
- Joshua Biton as Yoni
- Cody Longo as Young Izek
- Jeffrey Tambor as Mr. Solomon
- Richard Gunn as Vince
- Edward Furlong as Tommy
- Oded Fehr as Levi
- Paul Sorvino as Priest
- Steven Bauer as Colombian drug lord
- Jonathan Lipnicki as Young Yoni
- Michael Benyaer
- Hal Ozsan
- Meredith Scott Lynn
- Inbar Lavi
- Leilani Sarelle
- Robb Skyler
The film is based on the life of one of the executive producers.
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The film received 0% positive reviews on the film-critic aggregator Rotten Tomatoes. Gary Goldstein in the Los Angeles Times said the film "opens with pep, swagger and the promise of a crackling journey. But, as this mini-saga unfolds, it decelerates into an unremarkable good-guys-vs.-bad-guys tale that ends in a glaringly tension-free showdown."
- All cast and infobox production credits per: Harvey, Dennis (June 7, 2012). "For the Love of Money". Variety. Retrieved December 17, 2012.
- Scheck, Frank (June 7, 2012). "For the Love of Money: Film Review". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved December 17, 2012.
- For the Love of Money at Rotten Tomatoes
- Goldstein, Gary (June 8, 2012). "Review: The payoff is small in 'For the Love of Money'". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved December 17, 2012.