Buffalo 66 (1998)
Average Rating: 7.1/10
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Average Rating: 7.5/10
Critic Reviews: 8
Fresh: 6 | Rotten: 2
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Average Rating: 3.8/5
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Actor Vincent Gallo (The Funeral, Palookaville) made his feature directorial debut with this drama about convict Billy Brown (Gallo), released after half a decade spent behind bars. Drifting into downtown Buffalo, Billy kidnaps teen Layla (Christina Ricci) and has her pose as his loving wife when he visits his parents (Ben Gazzara and Anjelica Huston). Layla praises him and goes along with his fanciful tale that they met at CIA headquarters, where they both worked. Mom and dad not only fall for
Jun 26, 1998 Wide
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If Martin Scorsese, John Cassavetes, and Abel Ferrara took turns directing scenes of a film written by and starring Jerry Lewis, it might resemble Buffalo '66.
Actor Vincent Gallo makes a feature directing debut with this bizarre, self-indulgent tale of a troubled guy, played by him in a narcissistic mode, who has never reconciled his unhappy childhood.
It may not be the masterpiece that its narcissistic writer-director-star Vincent Gallo has claimed to be, but his filmmaking debut is a ceaselessly fascinating piece of work.
Gallo transforma um personagem antipático e instável em uma figura comovente, enquanto Ricci, em uma de suas atuações mais sensuais, quase rouba o filme.
Funny and quirky, with a great performance by Ricci. Gallo quickly grows annoying, though.
Gallo and Ricci? Can you possibly go wrong? Well, maybe if you tried to be conventional, but there's no danger of that here.
Buffalo '66 left me confused and unsatisfied, yet it's not an easy movie to dismiss.
a love song to director-star Vincent Gallo by screenwriter Vincent Gallo (orchestrated, coincidentally, to the strains of music by Vincent Gallo)...
(A) bleak, outstandingly creative film...(Gallo's) wounded, embittered performance is captivating, and so is his filmmaking.
Audience Reviews for Buffalo 66
- Billy Brown: Making good, making good, good one!
- Layla: Can I have a hug then?
- Billy Brown: Oh man. Come on. Can we just shake hands?
- Layla: I really like you. I'm gonna be really sad if you don't come back, unless you tell me. If you're not gonna come back, just tell me. Don't lie to me. Are you gonna come back or not?
- Billy Brown: If you don't want me to go, I won't go, all right? I won't get a hot chocolate. We can just...
- Layla: If you want a coffee, go get a coffee. Just come back.
- Billy Brown: You adore me, you love me, you cherish me, Jesus Christ you can't live without me.
- Billy Brown: We are a couple that doesn't touch.
- Billy Brown: I'm asking you to come there and make me look good. Alright? And if you make a fool out of me, I swear to God, I'll kill you right there. Boom! Right in front of Mommy and Daddy. And I'll tell you something else, you make me look bad... I will never ever talk to you again, ever. But if you do a good job, well, then you can be my best friend. My best friend that I've ever had. You hear me?
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