Lustre
Lustre (2005)

Character actor Victor Argo made one of his last screen appearances -- and landed one of his few leading roles -- in this independent drama. Hugo (Argo) is a loan shark who spends his days pounding the pavement in New York City, shaking… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: August 17, 2005
DVD Release Date: December 5, 2006
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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times

The late character actor Victor Argo stars in this melancholy, often surreal love letter to a post-September 11 New York City.

David Sterritt
Christian Science Monitor

This modest drama is a touching tribute to the late Argo, a character actor you'll instantly recognize.

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R. Emmet Sweeney
Village Voice

The late Bronx-born character actor Victor Argo, an Abel Ferrara standby, gives an elegiac walking tour of New York in Lustre.

Maitland McDonagh
TV Guide

Shot in the 12 months following 9/11, Jones' love letter to New York is an insider's game through and through.

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V.A. Musetto
New York Post

More than the story of a disillusioned old man, Lustre is a loving tribute to New York.

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