Two Bits
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Two Bits was the price for a movie ticket during the Depression era. And two bits is what young Geraldo Barone doesn't have. Geraldo lives in South Philadelphia with his widowed, underemployed mother Mary Elizabeth Mastrantanio. Dominating the household is the boy's grandfather Al Pacino, who rambles on incessantly about his imminent demise. Producer Joseph Stefano (of Psycho and Outer Limits fame) is more concerned with character than story in this leisurely, autobiographical slice-of-life domestic drama; but with characters like Pacino and Mastrantonio, a plotline is hardly… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 40%

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"If King of the Hill couldn't draw patrons despite appearing on tons of 10-best lists, what's a comparably themed small-change remembrance gonna do?"
‑ Mike Clark, USA Today
"It obviously has its moments, but most of the way this is pretty tepid stuff. We've seen it all before."
‑ Chris Hicks, Deseret News, Salt Lake City
"Al Pacino gives a touching performance as a dying old man in this sensitive little film."
‑ Chuck O'Leary, Fantastica Daily
"Bittersweet coming-of-age tale about sexuality, love, loss, and forgiveness."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
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