Going in Style1979

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Going in Style
Directed by:
Martin Brest

"Going in Style" (also known as "Vivere alla grande", "Rentnergang, Die") is a Comedy/Drama film directed and written by Martin Brest, released in the USA in December of 1979 , starring George Burns, Art Carney, Lee Strasberg, Charles Hallahan, Pamela Payton-Wright and Siobhan Keegan.

Who directed "Going in Style":

Going in Style was directed by Martin Brest, an American director, producer, actor, and writer.

Before making Going in Style, Martin Brest had directed Hot Tomorrows, released in 1977. Since, he directed Beverly Hills Cop, released in 1984, Midnight Run (1988), Scent of a Woman (1992), Meet Joe Black (1998), Gigli (2003).

When was "Going in Style" released:

Going in Style was first released in the United States on December, 1979.. This was forty (40) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, October 10, 1980 in Germany.

What is the casting of "Going in Style":

At the casting of Going in Style we find George Burns, previously seen in Just You and Me, Kid (1979) and Movie Movie (1978); Art Carney (Sunburn (1979), Ravagers (1979)); Lee Strasberg (The Cassandra Crossing (1976), The Godfather: Part II (1974)) [ more... ]

  • Art Carney and George Burns also appeared in Movie Movie, released in 1978.
  • Tito Goya and Bob Maroff can be seen in Short Eyes, released in 1977.

What is the Storyline of "Going in Style":

Joe (George Burns), Al (Art Carney), and Willie (Lee Strasberg) are three senior citizens who share a small apartment in New York City. They live off social security checks and spend their days sitting on a park bench, reading newspapers, feeding pigeons, and fending off obnoxious children.

It is a dull life, and finally Joe is driven to suggest something radical to break the monotony: why not go on a stick-up? None of them has a criminal history (though Joe claims he "did some stealing during the [...]

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