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Once Upon a Time in America

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Original title
Once Upon a Time in America
Running time
225 min.
United States United States
Sergio Leone, Leonardo Benevenuti, Piero de Bernardi, Enrico Medioli, Franco Arcalli, Franco Ferrini
Ennio Morricone
Tonino Delli Colli
Warner Bros.. Producer: Arnon Milchan Production
Drama | Mafia. Crime. Friendship. 1920s. 1930s. 1960s
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Once Upon a Time Trilogy
Synopsis / Plot
Ex-gangster David Aaronson (Robert DeNiro) is drawn back to New York City after years of being in hiding, despite his vow to never return after the deaths of his friends in the lower East Side. David reflects back on his life, spanning five decades of major American revolutions starting in the 1920s, when he first began his career in organized crime. As David pieces together his past he discovers new truths about his friends' deaths.
1985: 2 Nominations for the Golden Globes: Best Director, Original Soundtrack
1984: 2 Awards BAFTA: Best Costume Design, Original Soundtrack. 5 Nominations
1984: Los Angeles Film Critics Association: Best Music Score. 3 Nominations
1984: David di Donatello Awards: Nominated for Best Foreign Director
1985: Awards of the Japanese Academy: Best Foreign Language Film
1985: Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists: 5 wins including Best Director
1985: Kinema Junpo Awards (Japan): Best Foreign Language Film
1985: Sant Jordi Awards: Best Foreign Actor (Robert de Niro)
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