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    Actor Dennis Farina Dead at 69

    Veteran character actor Dennis Farina, best known for playing his fair share of weathered tough guys in films like "Out of Sight," "Get Shorty," "Midnight Run," has died at 69, his publicist confirmed today. A former Chicago police officer, Farina is best known to most for his portrayal of Detective...

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    INTERVIEW | Dennis Farina Talks Going Subtle in "The Last Rites of Joe May"

    At 67, veteran character actor Dennis Farina ("Out of Sight," "Midnight Run," "Get Shorty") has played his fair share of weathered tough guys. In Joe Maggio's "The Last Rites of Joe May" (out this Friday, November 4), he plays another -- but this time, the Chicago-born actor takes center stage.

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    REVIEW | "The Last Rites of Joe May" is a Clichéd Drama, But It Works

    Dennis Farina's washed-up hustler in "The Last Rites of Joe May" is designed in the mold of a classic movie star tough guy, but the veteran character actor's performance also serves to disassemble that same archetype. Freed from a Chicago hospital after a bout with pneumonia, ...

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    "The Last Rites of Joe May" To Open Chicago International Film Festival

    The 47th Chicago International Film Festival has announced that Joe Maggio's "The Last Rites of Joe May" will open this year's festival. The film was made in Chicago, and features Dennis Farina as an short-money hustler undergoing a late-life crisis.

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    Tribeca Film Goes for Dennis Farina Drama "The Last Rites of Joe May"

    Tribeca Film has acquired North American rights to Joe Maggio's drama "The Last Rites of Joe May." The film, which centers on a hustler (Dennis Farina) and his road to redemption, world premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival earlier this year.

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    TRIBECA REVIEW | "The Last Rites of Joe May" is a Clichéd Drama, But It Works

    Dennis Farina's washed-up hustler of "The Last Rites of Joe May" is designed in the classic tough-guy mold, but the veteran character actor's performance also serves to disassemble it. Freed from a Chicago hospital after a bout with pneumonia, the frail and aging Joe May heads straight to his neighb...

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