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- Summary: Small-time Chicago hustler Joe May always felt like a great destiny awaited him, but with his health ailing and his age advancing, he’s never looked more like a bum. Broke and evicted, he’s taken in by a troubled young mother and daughter, in whom he finds one last shot to be a hero. Pulsingsing with the spirit of classic urban dramas, The Last Rites of Joe May is a subtle, sophisticated tale of redemption. (Tribeca Film)… Expand
- Director: Joe Maggio
- Genre(s): Drama
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88The film, written and directed by Joe Maggio, only has this handful of characters and looks at them carefully. The dialogue is right, the conflicts are simple and sincere, the hopes are touching.
75Veteran character actor Dennis Farina gives one of the best performances of the year in a rare lead part as an aging, down-on-his luck small-time hood in The Last Rites of Joe May.