For the Love of Money
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For the Love of Money
Spanning over two decades, "For the Love of Money" follows the true account of a Jewish immigrant who searches for his piece of the American dream. The story begins in Tel Aviv in 1973, where 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 (played by Yuda Levi) and his family relocate to Los Angeles. Hoping to start anew, he pursues his ambitions. Success seems to find him at every turn and after falling in love with the beautiful Aline (Delphine Chanéac), Lady… More
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"An attempted Scorsese-esque crime epic that too often feels like an underdeveloped outline."
‑ Dennis Harvey, Variety
"This dollar-store version of a Scorsese crime saga, "For the Love of Money" is consistently as trite as its title."
‑ Kyle Smith, New York Post
"Looks to ape Scorsese but can only muster Corman."
‑ Brian Orndorf, BrianOrndorf.com
"Although it's doubtful that film fans walk around lamenting the dearth of Israeli characters in gangster movies, For the Love of Money nonetheless attempts to fill the gap."
‑ Frank Scheck, Hollywood Reporter
"A film that can't quite capitalize on the big names it has in relatively small roles."
‑ Neil Genzlinger, New York Times
"It decelerates into an unremarkable good-guys-vs.-bad-guys tale that ends in a glaringly tension-free showdown."
‑ Gary Goldstein, Los Angeles Times
"Viewers have traveled this road of criminal menace before, only this time it's peppered with more exclamations of 'L'chaim!'"
‑ Brent Simon, Shared Darkness
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