Rockets Redglare!

Release Date: September 03, 2004
Running Time: 90 mins.
Genre: Documentary


Bellvue Hospital, May 8, 1949. Agnes Tarrulli Morra, a 15-year-old heroin addict, gives birth to Michael Morra. Addicted in utero they added an opiate derivitive to his formula to ease the pain of heroin withdrawal. This was his first of countless detoxes during his lifetime. His father and uncle were career criminals. After his father was deported to Italy, his mother took up with a junkie ex-boxer who beat him and his mother on a regular basis. Eventually, he murdered Michael's mother. Rockets went on to become bodyguard and drug dealer to members of The Sex Pistols and Jean Michel Basquiat, among others. He has appeared in over 30 films, including "Stranger Than Paradise", "...

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Steve Buscemi

Jim Jarmusch

Matt Dillon

Willem Dafoe

Julian Schnabel

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