The Narrows

The Narrows (2008)

He's got to get out, if he's going to get ahead.

  • Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
  • Release Date: 2008-09-08
  • User Rating: 5.6/10 from 45 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 47min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Serenade Films
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: François Velle
star 5.7/10
From 45 Ratings


A 19 year old Brooklyn boy who is torn between two worlds when his photography portfolio wins him a partial scholarship to NYU. He must figure out how to balance his Italian neighborhood roots with the expansive, sophisticated world on the other side of the East River. Based on Tim McLoughlin's novel "Heart of the Old Country".

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  • Kevin Zegers

    as Mike Manadoro
  • Vincent D'Onofrio

    as Vinny Manadoro
  • Sophia Bush

    as Kathy Popovich
  • Eddie Cahill

    as Nicky Shades
  • Titus Welliver

    as Tony
  • Monica Keena

    as Gina Abruzzi
  • Roger Rees

    as Professor Reyerson
  • Tony Cucci

    as Big Lou
  • Michael Kelly

    as Danny
  • Anthony Fazio

    as Little Joey
  • Louis Mustillo

    as Fat Sal
  • Melina Lizette

    as Luz
  • Kate Rogal

    as Xander
  • Radu Spinghel

    as Edward
  • Esau Pritchett

    as Todd
  • Josh Segarra

    as White Gangsta
  • Jerome Preston Bates

    as Chuckie
  • Jeff Skowron

    as Financial Aid Advisor
  • Sal Mistretta

    as Marco
  • Saul Stein

    as Phil Zaccaro
  • Michael Sirow

    as Big Guy
  • Kate Nowlin

    as Bartender
  • Priscilla Shanks

    as Sociology Professor
  • Lucille Patton

    as Mrs. Gattei
  • Michael De Nola

    as Tall Hasid
  • Colleen Hawks

    as Eileen Zaccaro
  • Diana Shneider

    as Russian Prostitute
  • Isabella David

    as Russian Prostitute
  • Eunice Anderson

    as Frail Old Lady
  • François Velle

    as Neighbor
  • Drucie McDaniel

    as Bedraggled Woman
  • Bryan Fitzgerald

    as Young Nicky
  • Steven Scot Bono

    as Hip Guy
  • Shawntay Dalon

    as Bar Girl
  • Jessica Mazo

    as Student
Crew John Cenatiempo Stunt Coordinator
Directing François Velle Director
Writing Tatiana Blackington Screenplay
Writing Tim McLoughlin Novel