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State of Grace
Directed by:
Phil Joanou

"State of Grace" (also known as "Im Vorhof der Hölle", "Stato di grazia") is a Crime/Drama/Thriller film directed by Phil Joanou, released in the USA on September 14 of 1990 , starring Sean Penn, Ed Harris, Gary Oldman, John Turturro, John C. Reilly and R.D. Call.

The Irish mob in Hell's Kitchen.

Who is the director of "State of Grace":

State of Grace was directed by Phil Joanou, an American director, producer, and writer.

Before State of Grace, Phil Joanou had directed Three O'Clock High, released in 1987. Since, he directed Final Analysis, released in 1992, Heaven's Prisoners (1996), Entropy (1999), Gridiron Gang (2006).

When was "State of Grace" released:

State of Grace was first released on Friday, September 14, 1990, in the United States. Other films released on Friday, September 14, 1990 are White Hunter Black Heart (dir. Clint Eastwood), Death Warrant (dir. Deran Sarafian), Hardware (dir. Richard Stanley), and Fools of Fortune (dir. Pat O'Connor). This was twenty-nine (29) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, June 14, 1991 in the United Kingdom; Wednesday, July 10, 1991 in France and on Thursday, July 18, 1991 in Germany.

What is the casting of "State of Grace":

At the casting of State of Grace we find Sean Penn, previously seen in We're No Angels (1989) and Casualties of War (1989); Ed Harris (The Abyss (1989), Jacknife (1989)); Gary Oldman (Track 29 (1988), Prick Up Your Ears (1987)) [ more... ]

  • R.D. Call and Sean Penn also appeared together in I Am Sam, released in 2001.
  • Vincent Guastaferro and Sean Penn can both be seen in Sweet and Lowdown, released in 1999.
  • R.D. Call and Sean Penn also appeared together in Colors, released in 1988.
  • R.D. Call and Sean Penn also appeared together in At Close Range, released in 1986.

What is the Storyline of "State of Grace":

Terry Noonan (Penn) returns to New York's Hell's Kitchen after a ten year absence. He soon hooks up with childhood pal, Jackie Flannery (Oldman) who is involved in the Irish mob run by his brother, Frankie (Harris). Terry also rekindles an old flame with Jackie's sister, Kathleen (Wright). Soon, however, Terry is torn between his loyalty to his friends and his loyalties to others. He is actually working as an undercover cop in order to help the police break up the gang. However, he is under great pressure [...]

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