The Plot Against Harry
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The Plot Against Harry
Filmed independently by Michael Roemer in 1969, The Plot Against Harry didn't earn a mainstream release until 1989. What was contemporary in 1969 became a period piece by the time it saw the light of day, but this anachronistic quality lent a great deal of charm to the proceedings. Harry Plotnick (Martin Priest) is a once-notorious criminal whose life becomes a series of comic disasters once he's released from prison. His family members either refuse to acknowledge his existence or think the very worst of him, and his health rapidly deteriorates. Meanwhile, Harry's brother Max… More
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%

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"Bares unhealed and unspoken wounds of New York Jewish life."
‑ Richard Brody, New Yorker
"Wickedly funny and observant slice of life NYC gangster pic, that's decidedly Jewish, quirky and anarchistic."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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